Leader Biography

Elder Michael T. Ringwood

Elder Michael T. Ringwood was sustained as a General Authority Seventy of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints on April 4, 2009. He is currently serving at Church headquarters as executive director of the Self-Reliance Services/PEF Committee, assistant executive director of the Missionary Department, and a member of the Welfare and Self-Reliance Executive Committee.

Elder Ringwood graduated with a bachelor of arts degree in accounting from Brigham Young University in 1983. In 1986 he became vice president of the Huntsman Corporation and remained there for 14 years. In 2000 he was named president of Bear Creek Foods and more recently as president and chief financial officer of Packsize LLC. In addition, he was a member of the board of advisers at the BYU School of Accountancy.

Elder Ringwood has served in a number of Church callings, including a full-time missionary in the Korea Seoul Mission, bishop, high councilor, high priest group leader, Scoutmaster, stake president, and mission president.

Michael Tally Ringwood was born in Provo, Utah, on February 14, 1958. He married Rosalie Nelson in December 1982. They are the parents of five children.

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