Reesa Ryder

Reesa Ryder

Founder & CEO



Reesa Ryder is the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of the Holiday Channel. Reesa brings 30 years of business management and leadership experience in PR, government affairs, event planning, and human resources. She earned an MBA from Chapman University, a BA from UCLA and graduated from Georgetown University’s International Business Executive Program. Her multicultural experience includes traveling to 30+ countries on 5 continents and working for Coca-Cola in Barcelona, Spain. Reesa also holds an accreditation from Public Relations Society of America and a certification for CORO Foundation’s Public Affairs Leadership Program.


Favorite Holiday Movie: Valentine’s Day

Favorite Holiday Food: Thanksgiving Dinner – all of it!

Favorite Holiday Drink: Hot Spiced Cider