United Community Bank (UCB) has announced the promotion of Ryan Pederson to Senior Vice President. Pederson joined UCB in 2016 and provides the bank with 22 years of lending experience. In this new position, he will continue to serve his customers as a lender and will be taking on an expanded leadership role within credit development and management at UCB. “Ryan’s leadership skills and initiative have allowed him to successfully take on additional responsibilities and demonstrate strong problem solving abilities during a challenging economic environment,” says Bill Kuntz, CEO/President. “He has been instrumental in our management and we look forward to watching his position expand and evolve.”
Ryan is originally from Tioga, ND and has lived in Velva for the past 21 years. He is a graduate of the University of North Dakota where he received a Bachelor of Business Administration with a major in Management.