President & Chief Operating Officer
As President & Chief Operating Officer, Ryan Gerding oversees all client operations including management of all of the agency’s account directors and supporting client services staff; collaborative development, implementation, and supervision of client campaigns; executive media training; and the agency’s video production operations.
Prior to joining INK in 2003, Gerding spent eight years working as a television news reporter, anchor, and photographer. He has worked at stations in cities as small as Lafayette, Indiana and as large as Sacramento, California. He has covered everything from the Iowa caucuses to tornadoes, to celebrities, and a pig that actually had two heads. He has won reporting awards from the Indiana and Iowa Broadcasters Associations. A native of Kansas City, Ryan holds a bachelor’s degree in broadcast journalism from the University of Missouri-Columbia.