Ryan Grad

Ryan Grad

Leader, Talent Management
The Kroger Co.

Ryan Grad is the leader of talent management at Kroger. Ryan joined Kroger in 2014 and has held numerous roles in the human resources function. In his current role, Ryan is responsible for driving the strategy, development and approach of performance management, talent management and career pathing across the company. Ryan leads a team that partners throughout the organization to create a seamless associate experience to help associates perform at their best, develop to expand their potential and discover a career at Kroger. Ryan believes sustainable high performance is attainable by leading with a passion for people and passion for results. Ryan has a bachelors in business administration from Xavier University and an MBA from Ohio University.

3:35 pm - 3:50 pm
Coral DE

Tech Talk: Kroger’s Ongoing Connections Support a Thriving Associate Experience

Leaders want high performance; associates want to love their job. And regular, high-quality, intentional conversations are shown to be the key to both goals. So what keeps this from happening more often? Join Kroger and TiER1 for practical tips on how Kroger tweaked its approach to performance making this an activity that people will actually do… and see the results.