Ryan Pidde, Director
Ryan Pidde joined Mickelson & Company in May of 2008 and helps lead the
railroad tax credit finance practice. Additionally, Pidde works with industrial development
clients to facilitate and arrange New Markets Tax Credit financings and provides business
valuation and consulting services.
Prior to Mickelson & Company
Prior to Mickelson & Company, Pidde worked in the South Dakota Governor's Office of Economic Development (GOED) where he was involved in business development and business recruitment, and arranged financings for a variety of energy, manufacturing, and start-up companies.
Pidde is a 2004 graduate of the University of South Dakota with a B.B.A. in Finance. Pidde is also
a graduate of the University of Oklahoma Economic Development Institute (2006) and is also a
Certified Valuation Analyst (CVA) via the National Association of Certified Valuators and Appraisers
Organizations & Leadership
Pidde serves on the City of Sioux Falls Arena, Convention and Entertainment Center Board (Current
Chair) and is a graduate of Leadership Sioux Falls. Pidde also serves on the American Short Line
and Regional Railroad Association (ASLRRA) Legislative Policy Committee and is a member of the
National Association of Certified Valuators and Analysts (NACVA).
In addition to work, Ryan enjoys golf, snow skiing, live music, and the Chicago Cubs. Ryan and his wife Kia have one daughter (Stella) and live in Sioux Falls.