Ryan Courtney

Ryan Courtney, Executive Director, National Labor Relations


Ryan Courtney embarked on his journey in the electrical contracting industry upon completing his Bachelor of Science in Computer Engineering Technology at Southeastern Louisiana University. With a rich and diverse background encompassing technical support, industrial IT, education, and industrial fabrication and assembly, Ryan has amassed invaluable experience across multiple domains.

Over the past decade, Ryan has dedicated himself to the trade association sector, leaving a lasting impact at every level. He began his career as a Staff Associate in the Southern Region soon assuming the role of Chapter Manager for the Kansas Chapter of the National Electrical Contractors Association (NECA), where he showcased exceptional leadership abilities and developed a solid foundation in labor relations. He then served as Director and then Executive Director of Labor Relations for NECA. Later, he served as the Assistant Manager for the Southeastern Line Constructors Chapter of NECA, allowing him to deepen his expertise and expand his industry knowledge.

Currently, Ryan serves as the Executive Director of National Labor Relations for NECA and holds a pivotal position in shaping and guiding labor relations strategies, actively contributing to the association's continued success and growth. With an unwavering passion for the electrical contracting industry, combined with his technical acumen and extensive experience, Ryan Courtney stands in a unique position to drive positive change and advancement within the field.