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BreadVault welcomes new team members

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BreadVault LLC, an online kid-money management tool for parents to teach children financial responsibility, has named Ryan Meyer as Business Development Manager and Whitney Derks to a Marketing and Community Relations position.

Meyer, a former business analyst for DMI Industries, specializes in business development and is also an adjunct instructor in the areas of accounting and finance at the University of Mary. He will be responsible for developing and executing the BreadVault business strategy when BreadVault, a start-up website company, launches nationally. Meyer is a graduate of the University of North Dakota, where he majored in both accounting and financial management and later earned his MBA

Derks specializes in social media and public relations and has industry experience with a local marketing agency as well as a Washington, D.C based public affairs firm. In her marketing and community relations role, Derks will develop and implement the BreadVault marketing strategy and will generate individual partnerships with charitable organizations, both locally and nationally. She attended Concordia College and earned a bachelor of liberal arts degree in both communication and political science.

"We are pleased to have these two, highly dynamic individuals on our team," Ross Almlie, BreadVault Co-Founder and CEO said. "Our team is crafted to provide the most complete skillset to assist in launching BreadVault on a national platform."

BreadVault is an online kid-money management tool designed to assist parents in teaching children financial literacy. The website and mobile application, available on iPhone and iPad, teaches children to save and spend wisely, invest for the long-term and give back to the community. For more information about BreadVault or to request a beta test invite, visit