Mark Ricca’s distinguished career includes that of Bank President, General Counsel, and Professor. Throughout his career Mark has also dedicated time to teaching, including his recent professorship at the Business, Finance and Management School of New York teaching courses on the US Financial System and Cross-Cultural Management.
Prior to joining Learning Dynamics, Mark was the President and CEO of Municipal Credit Union, New York State’s oldest and New York City’s largest credit union serving New York City, New York State and federal government employees and their families. Prior to that he was the President & CEO of First American International Bank, a New York City Chinese American bank. He also held various positions at Carver Federal Savings Bank, New York Community Bank, and Columbia Federal Savings Bank.
In his early career, Mark was a partner in a general practice law firm with a focus on banking, real estate, corporate and business law. Out of college, General Electric Company hired Mark into their elite financial management training program, where Mark graduated with honors. He next joined the internationally recognized corporate audit staff, then was promoted to the youngest district manager in the country for Medical Systems Business group and finally became a loan officer providing equipment financing.
Mark is a graduate of the University of Notre Dame, with a BA in Economics and studied a year abroad in Tokyo Japan; St. John's University School of Law, Juris Doctorate, cum laude, Law Review, American Jurisprudence Award; and New York University School of Law, LL.M. Mark has also participated in numerous community activities, received various honors, including Business Leader of the Year in 2018, and currently is a Chinatown Y Board member.