Pederson promoted at United Community Bank

United Community Bank has announced the promotion of Ryan Pederson to Senior Vice President. Pederson joined the bank in 2016 and provides United Community 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,” said Bill Kuntz, CEO/President. “He has been instrumental in our management and we look forward to watching his position expand and evolve.”

He is originally from Tioga 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 degree with a major in management.