Ryan Offutt serves as Executive Vice President for R.D. Offutt Company. In this role he has responsibility for the company’s operations in Australia, Russia, Ukraine, Mexico, and Africa.
He was instrumental in founding RDO Equipment Co.’s Russian partnership, Agro-Construction Technologies (ACT), in 2005 and lived in the country for four years during the company’s rapid development. Today, ACT operates out of 14 locations across Southern Russia. The Ukrainian partnership was established in 2012 and now operates out of five locations. RDO Equipment Co.’s interest in the Vanderfield business in Australia was purchased in November 2012, and since then the group has made two further acquisitions, doubling the company’s number of locations and growing revenue by 70%.
He studied political science at Reed College, graduating in 2000, and worked at the Woodrow Wilson Center for International Scholars and on various political campaigns before joining R.D. Offutt Company.
He chairs the board of Democracy Prep Public Schools, a network of charter schools in six states, educating 7,200 students.