Onida man chosen to head USDA Rural Development Community Programs in South Dakota

21 Jul 2021


The U.S. Department of Agriculture Rural Development is pleased to announce that Brian Ring has been selected as the new Community Programs Director in South Dakota (effective July 18, 2021).

Brian has been with USDA for more than 31 years and has worked in a majority of Rural Development’s programs at one time during his tenure which began with Farmer’s Home Administration in the Milbank and Chamberlain county offices.  Brian has held several positions during his federal career including Assistant County Supervisor, County Supervisor, Community Development Manager, Area Coordinator, and most recently as a Commercial Loan Specialist serving the Pierre area. Brian is also the State National Association of Credit Specialists President for South Dakota. He resides in Onida, South Dakota with his wife Sheila, and has two grown children, Lyndsey and Cordell.

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