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Friday, October 31, 2014

Reid J. Ribble

Reid Ribble
Candidate For U.S. Representative District 8

Reid J. Ribble

Candidate Background

Incumbent
Party: 
Republican
Address: 

PO Box 7200
Appleton, WI 54912-7069

Candidate Biography

From candidate Website

Reid Ribble has spent his entire life in northeastern Wisconsin. Born in Neenah, Wisconsin, Reid was the youngest of six children. He graduated from Appleton East High School, where he also spent his mornings and weekends working on a local dairy farm. Upon graduation, he enrolled in the Grand Rapids School of Bible and Music before returning to the Fox Valley to take over the family roofing business.

For the past three decades, Reid owned and operated one of the most successful roofing companies in the United States. In 2009, Reid sold his small business to the next generation in his family..

During his career, Reid was also an active member in his local community, serving as Varsity Volleyball Coach at Appleton East High School for 20 years. In 2007, Appleton East High School honored him as the outstanding alumni of the year. He also served on the Board of Directors for the Fox Valley YMCA and as the Director of WEMI Radio in Appleton.

Volunteering his time for over two decades, Reid was a member of the Wisconsin Roofing Contractors Association and the National Roofing Contractors Association (NRCA). He was a member of the Fox Valley Chamber of Commerce, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, the Brown and Outagamie County Home Builders Associations as well as the National Association of Home Builders.

Reid was elected to Congress in 2010, his first job serving as a public official. Reid is happily married to his wife DeaNa for over 35 years. They have two children and two grandchildren.