Ryan Decker, CPCU, AU,is the Vice President for the South Region. Ryan joined Eastern in November of 2008 and has held several underwriting positions for the company, including management responsibilities for the Southeast since 2011. Prior to joining Eastern, Ryan was a Casualty Claims Representative for Nationwide Insurance. He is actively involved in his local church and and Ryan's family is an approved foster home for South Charlotte Dog Rescue. Ryan is a graduate of Mount Vernon Nazarene University where he earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in history and criminal justice.