Ryan Companies US, Inc. announced the expansion of its southwest development team. Josh Rogers has joined Ryan to further strengthen retail development business in Ryan’s Southwest division as its Director of Development for Retail.Rogers brings to Ryan Companies extensive knowledge of strategy development and implementation for major retailers as well as a wealth of experience in real estate acquisition and land development for large and small projects.“Josh has built a decade of strong relationships throughout the southwest region,” says Rick Collins, president of the Ryan Companies Southwest region. “Josh spent the last 11 years at Walmart Stores, during which time he was responsible for the development of more than 150 stores in Arizona, California, Colorado, Nevada, New Mexico, and Utah. His talent and market knowledge will heighten Ryan’s ability to advance and execute comprehensive, tactical plans on behalf of our retail clients.”An expert in complex negotiations and financial modeling, Rogers is an effective communicator who has led diverse teams to manage high value projects across the country. Rogers holds a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Missouri – Columbia, in Finance and Real Estate and is active in philanthropic activities, serving as president elect for Executive Council 70 and as an Ambassador for Junior Achievement.