About Us 2018-04-30T12:58:43-04:00

Who we are

At its core Magnum Engineering is a custom electronics development company.  We posses a vast array of skills to help any person/organization to design, build, and integrate electronic products.  We provide robust, reliable solutions for our customers electronics needs, from simple to extremely complex.  We can provide board level design and manufacturing through full turn-key solutions that are fully tested, in custom enclosures, packaged and shipped directly to the end customer.   Contact us today to discuss how Magnum Engineering can help make your product a success.

“Time is the friend of the wonderful business, the enemy of the mediocre”

– Warren Buffett

Superior Competencies

  • Our expertise is based on experience, inlcuding helping our customers understand complex problems
  • Our process is completely transparent, the nature of our work is often complex but we strive to help you understand our process and the results
  • The size of our firm allows us to be agile, often we’ll have work ready to present before the competition has decided on a price


Ryan Phillips

In 2006, Ryan Phillips was focused on the design and development of acoustic loudspeakers. After realizing the potential to serve a much broader market of electronics manufacturers, Magnum Engineering began a mission to help entrepreneurs and leading organizations build great products. Ryan’s vision was to help entrepreneurs, investors, and tinkerers with complex electronics projects to help them realize their full potential.

Don McConnell

Don received his B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from Grand Valley State University in 2005.  He worked as a mechanical designer at JR Automation previous to starting Magnum with Ryan

Don is a native of West Michigan and before his engineering career he was an auto body mechanic.  He has always had a tinkering personality and was bitten by the car bug early.  As an avid DIY’er he is always trying to figure things out and make life better for his family and others.  Don has been married for over 15 years and has two wonderful and inquisitive children.  He has been actively involved with his sons Cub Scout pack and ran their model rocket program for several years.  By partnering with Ryan to build Magnum, he has been able to use his talents and natural curiosity to help clients realize their dreams and hopefully make the world a little better place.