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PREMIER Design and Build Group Promotes Joseph Ahrens to Senior Vice President, Market Leader

January 19, 2022 (Buffalo Grove, Ill.) PREMIER Design + Build Group, LLC has promoted Joseph Ahrens, one of its veteran executives, to the role of Senior Vice President, Market Leader. Ahrens has been with the design and construction firm since 2008. He most recently served as PREMIER’s Vice President of Midwest Operations.

Ahrens has played a key role on many of PREMIER’s major client projects.

“Joe has proven himself to be an outstanding leader who exemplifies our core values of teamwork, integrity, and accountability during his 13 years here,” said PREMIER’s Brian Paul, Co-Founder, Managing Principal. “He has helped us grow into a national firm, and we are pleased to recognize his exceptional contributions with this new assignment.”

PREMIER was founded in 2004 and first established a reputation for its work in the industrial and warehouse sectors. PREMIER has expanded its scope into a wide variety of project types including commercial, medical, retail, hospitality, interiors, and adaptive reuse. The firm has two Chicago-area offices, as well as regional division offices in New Jersey and California.

In his new role, Ahrens will oversee all aspects of PREMIER’s Midwest division. He will also lead projects that are outside of the firm’s Northeast and Southwest geographic regions.

About PREMIER Design + Build Group

PREMIER Design + Build Group, LLC provides a full range of design + construction services for industrial, commercial, medical, multifamily, retail, hospitality, and adaptive reuse projects. From office build-outs to large-scale industrial facilities, every PREMIER project benefits from the company’s strong client focus and concept-to-completion success strategy. Headquartered in the Midwest, PREMIER also has regional offices on the East and West coasts. PREMIER has earned five consecutive appearances on the Crain’s Chicago Business “Fast 50” list of the Chicago area’s fastest growing companies. For more information, visit

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