Leadership Team

Ryan Kerr


Ryan is the President and Chief Technology Officer at RYCOR. As Founder of the company, it is Ryan’s vision and positive energy that has fueled the exponential growth of RYCOR. Ryan’s deep K12 Industry knowledge is drawn from over 17 years in the school administrative software space. Ryan founded the company in 2000.

Anna Gradie


Under Anna’s leadership & guidance RYCOR has increased revenue and staffing by 50% to 70% each year. Anna’s primary responsibilities at RYCOR are business operations, human resources, and finance. Anna joined RYCOR in 2010.

Ron Bertram

Vice-President, Sales & Marketing

Ron Bertram is a multiple award-winning sales and marketing professional. Prior to joining RYCOR, Ron spent 25 years at Nintendo working in senior management positions with Nintendo of America and Nintendo of Canada including 12 years leading the business operations for Nintendo within Canada. Ron joined RYCOR in 2017.

Craig Louis

Director, Client Success

Craig brings close to fifteen years of client and customer service knowledge. He ensures that each client, though unique in their own district, can thrive in all areas that RYCOR effects – from increasing internal efficiency and productivity to providing a seamless workflow for parents and school users. Craig joined RYCOR in 2014.

John Keinanen

Director, Software Development

John brings a passion for software engineering exhibited over 20 years of developing leading edge software to his role as director of software development. John has been a founding developer, technical lead, and architect at two successful startups as well as an SDE at Microsoft.

Sales Team

Nick Deka

Sales Manager, USA Midwest & South

Toll Free: 800-310-3660 ext. 228

Patricia Parsley

Sales Manager, USA East

Toll Free: 800-310-3660 ext. 227

Steve Rutledge

Sales Manager, USA Central/Mountain

Toll Free: 800-310-3660 ext. 226