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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Our industry would not be where it is today without the support of our champions. We're taking some time to highlight them with our Biofuels Champions series, and we kicked things off with Iowa's own @SenJoniErnst. Senator, thank you for all you do! youtu.be/ppe3YW9yRFg

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[email protected]'s @EmilySkor talks virtually with #biofuels champion @SenJoniErnst about her work on behalf of #renewablefuels. Thank you Senator for all you do! https://t.co/bEa18uhGjP

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[email protected] Senior Vice President of Regulatory Affairs Chris Bliley submitted comments to the Environmental Protection Agency on the agency’s review of the national ambient air quality standards for particulate matter. #airquality https://t.co/4yolSn9LRH

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Certainty. That’s what our farmers and producers want and need from @EPA. Whether it’s the 2021 RVOs or these 52 “gap” waivers, Iowans must know what they plan to do.

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