Ian began working at Butt Construction in high school as a laborer. He earned degrees in Finance and Business Management from The Ohio State University. After graduation, Ian followed his interest in the stock market and was an equity analyst and trader for a hedge fund in Chicago. In 2007, Ian returned to Dayton and Butt Construction, bringing with him his financial and analytical skills to his roles as a project manager, estimator, and business developer. In his free time, Ian enjoys sports cars and racing, golf, listening to music, traveling, dining, and spending time with his wife Emma and son Leo.