Advisory Board Member Profile 2017
Areas of Expertise
Customer Experience Strategy; Customer First Culture; Customer Experience Analytics
Ryan Bradbury grew up in a family pest control business and was able to see all sides of a growing company at a young age. While in high school, Ryan was able to get a taste of all of the positions Viking had available, including technician, sales and office work. From there Ryan attended Florida State University and graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Marketing.
Upon graduation, Ryan worked in pharmaceutical sales and later as an equity trader. Despite enjoyment and success in both of these professional arenas, Ryan knew he would eventually return home to Viking Termite & Pest Control, Inc. And in 2001, he did just that. Since then, Ryan has helped Viking continue to grow to become one of the nations premiere companies in pest management with over 250 employees servicing NJ, NY, PA, DE, and MD.
Ryan played an integral part in Viking becoming a member of Copesan, where he has served as a Director since 2010.
Ryan has been active on the Board of Directors for the NPMA, Quality Pro and the NJPMA, as well as volunteering his services on leadership positions in various committees, such as Chairing the Leadership Development Committee for the NPMA and serving as a regular speaker at industry events. Bradbury was recognized as one of the ‘Top 40 Under 40’ professionals by PCT Magazine in 2004 and Pest Management in 2008. In 2013, Ryan was acknowledged with the ‘Young Entrepreneur Award’ which recognizes young entrepreneurs (40 years of age or less) working in the professional pest management industry who have helped create or develop an industry business. In 2016, Ryan was awarded by NJBIA as a top 40 un 40 recipient for all industries in New Jersey.
Ryan lives with his wife, Lindsey, and two children in Warren, NJ.