Mission Statement

trans • form • a • tive

causing a marked change in someone or something

At ICG we strive to:

  • Be a transformative industry leader
  • Deliver unparalleled value through continuous improvement efforts
  • Focus on safety, off-site processes, building science, and design methodology.

Why we do what we do:

  • Deliver Value – not only to our customers, but our employees and shareholders
  • Push Our Industry Forward – more productivity, better process, better products
  • Affordability – ensure housing is attainable to all

How we do what we do:

At ICG, we leverage:

ICG Intellectual Property

Intellectual Property

Utilize off-site processes, leverage building science innovation, and advanced design methodologies

Off-Site Construction Automation


Continually invest in state-of-the-art equipment and facilities, reduce redundancies, and foster a culture of continuous improvement

ICG Leverages Technology


Build a scalable platform enabling our team to deliver unparalleled value to our customers

Meet Our Leadership Team

Ryan Melin

Ryan Melin


Ryan Melin is the President and Co-Founder of Innovative Construction Group (ICG). He leads the team at ICG and is focused on innovation within the organization and construction industry, utilizing technology, automation, and IP to drive process improvement.

Prior to co-founding ICG in 2009, Ryan got his start in the industry in 2005 working for Stock Building Supply (SBS). In 2006, Ryan moved to Jacksonville to lead an operation for SBS with Manufacturing, Distribution, and Installation capabilities.

Ryan earned a B.A. degree in Mathematics and Physics from Wartburg College and a M.S. degree in Applied Mathematics from Florida State University.

John Conrad

John Conrad

Vice President of Sales

John Conrad is the Vice President of Sales and Co-Founder of Innovative Construction Group (ICG). In addition to leading the sales team, coordinating estimating efforts and pricing for ICG, John works hand-in-hand with the operations team ensuring ICG is maintaining the requisite service levels in the market.

Prior to co-founding ICG in 2009, John worked as the Sales Manager for Stock Building Supply (SBS) in the Jacksonville market. Before working at SBS, John spent 17 years as the top producing sales representative at Granger Lumber and Hardware.

John earned a B.A. degree in Criminal Justice from Florida State University.

Andrew (Andy) Melin

Andrew (Andy) Melin

Vice President of Continuous Improvement

Andy Melin is the Vice President of Continuous Improvement and Co-Founder of Innovative Construction Group (ICG). In his current role, Andy leverages his vast construction and mechanical knowledge and is responsible for identifying, procuring, and implementing new technology, automation, and processes across the entire business platform.

Prior to co-founding ICG in 2009, Andy worked in many capacities for F&K Excavating, lastly managing the GPS Electronic Grade Control Software Program.

Andy earned a B.S. degree in Construction Management from the University of Wisconsin – Stout.

Our Customer Service Vision

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ICG will strive to improve quality of work, efficiency, communication, cost controls, and overall effectiveness of our operations – in turn providing value to our customer base.  In order to accomplish these goals we emphasize the following characteristics:

  • Reliability – Provide builders with a schedule that they can consistently depend on.  Strive to find ways to eliminate waste and decrease cycle-time.
  • Communication – Provide specific and relevant information, keeping the customer aware of any changes.
  • Proficiency – Know the business.  Be considered a resource to our customers by keeping them informed of industry changes as it pertains to our scope of work.
  • Expediency – Prompt attention to customer needs; react positively, cooperatively, efficiently, and deliberately.
  • Competitiveness – Service the customer by offering consistent quality products and services.  Competitive pricing is a result of streamlined processes, competent associates, and vertical integration within the supply chain.

Our Values

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Central to our ability to deliver on our commitments and offer service consistent with our goals and mission is the ability to grow a business rooted in the following fundamental business values:

  • Integrity– Strive to do the right thing and value relationships built on honesty, mutual respect and trust.
  • Innovation – Challenge ourselves to continuously improve what we do – adapt to new, different and changing requirements.
  • Leadership – Practice what we preach; set an example, and share the risks and hardships.
  • Be Proactive– When problems are identified – prioritize and start solving them immediately; if there is an opportunity – take it now!
  • Measure – Establish metrics throughout our organization to evaluate and instantaneously track the effectiveness of all aspects of our operation.
  • Develop – Build and develop winning associates; provide training and create opportunities for our associates to grow now and in the future.
  • Accountability– Instill an ownership attitude in our associates whereas they take pride in both their performance and the group as a whole.