Who We Are

“Time wasted kills deals. We remove that hurdle for our clients.”

Ryan Barr, co-founder/partner, Echelon Constructors

Echelon Constructors is a highly proficient national contractor focused on maximizing your success with development and construction projects. We offer services in design/build, general contracting, construction management and complete development partnership; with expertise across multiple markets including commercial, light industrial, distribution, retail, cannabis, medical, multi-family, senior living, renovation and more.

We create opportunities for our entire team – clients, associates, vendors – to DREAM BIG, HAVE FUN and MAKE THINGS HAPPEN!

Our organization is built on client-focused advocacy – your business goals first – and we achieve that by following these basic rules:

  • Make the process beneficial and easy for our clients
  • Work with people we like
  • Always do the right thing
  • Treat others the way we want to be treated
  • Deliver unmatched expertise in the industries we serve
  • Continually asking “Why?” to uncover the best solutions.


Greg Ancel | Co-Founder/Partner

Greg Ancel brings over thirty-five years of diversified design/build commercial construction with experience specializing in the areas of executive level construction management, project management, business development, contract administration, finances, estimating, design/build coordination, preconstruction and human resources. Greg is a graduate of Southwest Missouri State University in Springfield, Missouri with a degree in Industrial Technology, Legacy LEED AP and a member of numerous civic organizations.

Ryan Barr | Co-Founder/Partner

Ryan carries extensive experience in the commercial construction, real estate and development industries. Over his twenty-five years in the industry his focus has been on design/build construction and development projects in the retail, office, warehouse, senior living, site development, medical office, office park, and grocery market industries. His focus stemmed from business development, project management, design/build coordination, pre-construction and development services. Ryan is a civil engineer from the University of Missouri – Rolla, maintains his real estate license, is a Legacy LEED AP, and is a member of several civic organizations and boards.

“At Echelon, we do not have layers of bureaucracy. Our leadership is directly involved in your project, bringing more than 60 years of combined experience to ensure we deliver your vision.”

— Greg Ancel, co-founder/partner, Echelon Constructors