Ryan Mikesell, PE

Principal Engineer

Ryan has been in the forensic engineering industry since 2016 performing hundreds of evaluations in multiple states. He attended college at the University of Utah graduating with a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering. Ryan currently resides in and covers Utah for the Golden Forensics Team. He has completed a wide variety of assignments consisting of storm damage, foundation settlement, water intrusion, construction vibration, flood damage, and earthquake-related damage due to the March 18, 2020, Magna, Utah earthquake. Ryan has significant experience examining the structural components of both residential dwellings and commercial buildings for damages that have resulted from fires, car impacts, and explosions and providing construction documents for repairs. His knowledge to perform these assignments has come from eight years of previous experience in design and drafting for a structural engineering consulting firm where he mainly designed the structural components for new commercial construction projects.

Ryan is experienced, hardworking, responsive, and willing to help meet the demands of his clients.


Compromise where you can. Where you can’t, don’t. Even if everyone is telling you that something wrong is something right. Even if the whole world is telling you to move, it is your duty to plant yourself like a tree, look them in the eye, and say ‘No, you move’.

Christopher Markus

Writer and Producer

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