Ryan Strong

Ryan Strong

Executive Vice President and Chief Banking Officer


Ryan Strong’s steady progression to the First National leadership team began more than two decades ago when he joined the bank as a Management Associate. Since then, he has served as manager in branches across the state, as a commercial loan officer and director of Mortgage Lending. Strong leverages more than 20 years of hands-on operations experience and detailed knowledge of Alaska’s economy in his role as head of the Retail Banking & Cash Management Division. His responsibilities include oversight of the operations of Anchorage branches, commercial cash management, Mortgage Lending, Loan Servicing and Escrow. Strong is Co-Chair of the bank’s COVID-19 Emergency Response Team, responsible for the creation and implementation of First National’s response to the pandemic crisis. He is an active member and past president of the Alaska Bankers Association. 

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