Ryan Welsh is the Director of Sales & Marketing at American Ethanol. In his role, he manages the marketing partnerships with NASCAR and others for them, while also working as the publisher of the American Ethanol Magazine. In addition to his position at American Ethanol, he is also the key liaison between membership and communications for Growth Energy. Growing up working on farms in North Central Iowa and South Dakota, he has a deep-seated admiration for those working in American agriculture.

Prior to joining Growth Energy, Ryan was the Director of Sales & Marketing for the Sioux Falls Convention and Visitors Bureau, as well as the General Sales Manager for KSFY Television, the ABC affiliate in Sioux Fall, SD.

Welsh holds a Bachelor of Arts from South Dakota State University in Journalism/Advertising with a minor in Spanish. He resides in Sioux Falls with his wife Annie, their 5 year old daughter Brinlee, their 3 year old son Emmett, and their new born son Graham.

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Always a premier industry event! Our Past President & Board Member Andrea Kent “Zoomed in” to be a featured panelist alongside colleagues from @GrowthEnergy and @USGC talking global ethanol markets at Growth Energy's 2021 Executive Leadership Conference. 🇨🇦 🇺🇸 🇲🇽 #ELC2021 https://t.co/2qpYWtq8OX

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Senior Vice President @JimPirolli was a featured panelist at Growth Energy's 2021 Executive Leadership Conference. The Andersons is proud to join the conversation of the environmental benefits of biofuels. https://t.co/dgb0nHust9

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For our final panel, we’re hearing from global #ethanol market pros on trade with our top ethanol partners across the globe and opportunities to grow these markets. #ELC2021 https://t.co/8SNqgeFdD0

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Carbon Opportunity discussion on the role of biofuels in a net zero carbon future, featuring panelists from @POETbiofuels, @eheinc, and @Harvard. #ELC2021 https://t.co/K4QZWxb6oF

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