Our People
At Development Solutions we take pride in the development team we have assembled. Every team member is dedicated to producing positive results for our clients and to bettering the built environment in Southern Utah.


Ryan Thomas, Professional Engineer

Ryan is the company Vice President, and sits on the Board of Directors.  He is also a Professional Civil Engineer with over 12 years of industry experience.  Ryan oversees planning, engineering, and construction for several land development projects.

Steve Kamlowsky, Professional Engineer

Steve is responsible for the design and engineering of all development projects.  He has over 6 years of experience in the civil engineering field, including residential subdivision design, commercial subdivision design, roadway design, hydrology studies, floodplain mapping, platting, construction management, and construction surveying.  Steve holds a Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Utah and is licensed as a Professional Engineer in the state of Utah.

Logan Blake, Professional Engineer


Prior to making the move to Development Solutions, Logan worked as an Estimator and Project Manager for Quality Excavation. His responsibilities included cost estimates and securing local and state entitlements.
From 2005 to 2012, Logan worked for AGEC, a Geotechnical Engineering company.  At AGEC, Logan was the Lead Field Engineer and Project Manager for many large-scale residential and commercial projects.  Logan is also a graduate of Southern Utah University.


Chad Neilson, Lead Surveyor

Chad has been surveying since 2001, and is our Lead Surveyor. He is responsible for overseeing all surveying activities involved in our developments. Some of his past work includes the new St. George Regional Airport (SGU), the Hoover Dam Bypass, and multiple bridges and residential projects.


Brett Burgess, President

Brett is our company President and CEO, the Marketing Manager, and also sits on the Board of Directors.  He has been involved in overseeing the day-to-day operations of the company since its beginning.  Prior to helping found Development Solutions, Brett was central in the operations of Quality Development and Quality Excavation.  Brett has been involved in multiple aspects of the development industry for over 20 years.  His industry experience and relationships have been vital to the success of Development Solutions.


Stacy Young, GM and Legal Counsel

Stacy is our General Manager and Legal Counsel.  He has been developing real estate in Southern Utah since 2004.  Stacy leads the market assessment and strategic planning activities for Development Solutions.  Working closely with internal staff and external consultants, he also manages the activities related to the planning and entitlement process for land development projects.  Stacy holds JD and MBA degrees from Washington University in St. Louis and a BA from the University of Utah.

board of directors

The Development Solutions Board of Directors consists of Ed Burgess, Lori Burgess, Brett Burgess, and Ryan Thomas.
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