Ryan Decker, CPCU, AU,is the Regional Business Executive for the Southeast Region and joined Eastern in November of 2008.  He 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 church and volunteers as a coach in the local Upward basketball program.  Ryan is a graduate of Mount Vernon Nazarene University where he earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in history and criminal justice.