Northeast Credit Union is pleased to announce the hiring of Ryan Grace as Vice President of Brand. Ryan will be responsible for leading the Marketing team while developing brand strategies to promote growth and expansion. He will also ensure the broader marketing strategy supports the credit union’s short and long-term business objectives and delivers on the mission to enrich and nourish the lives of Northeast’s members, employees, and communities they serve.
“As a strategic and creative leader, Ryan is already making an impact with our brand development and with the team he is leading,” Chris Parker, President and CEO of Northeast, shared. “We’re excited to leverage his vast experience as we shape the future of the credit union,” he concluded.
Ryan adds, “I’m honored to step into this new role and lead a team that is essential to building Northeast’s presence in the community. It's an inspiring challenge to take on this role and contribute to the growth of the credit union, knowing that the more we grow, the more we can give back to the community. For me, the mission is also personal, and I’m excited for the opportunity to support the community where I grew up, and where I am now raising a family.”
Ryan brings over 10 years of experience in building multinational brands in the consumer goods industry, including roles at Keurig, Dr Pepper, Lindt, and Mars. Before working in the private sector, he proudly served in the US Army as a military intelligence officer after graduating from Duke University. Ryan grew up on the New Hampshire seacoast and is a graduate of Phillips Exeter Academy. He now lives in the area with his wife and two young sons.