Representative Reid Ribble's Biography

Representative Reid Ribble is a third generation and lifelong Wisconsin resident. Born in Neenah and graduating from Appleton East High School, Reid followed in his father’s footsteps and joined the family’s small roofing business; he worked his way up to president in 1981. Reid ran the company for more than three decades and turned it into one of the most successful roofing companies in the United States.

He has served two terms as a Director of WEMI radio in Appleton, two terms as a Director of Life Promotions and one term as Chairman of the Board of Life Promotions. Reid has also served on the corporate board of directors for the YMCA of the Fox Valley. For more than 20 years Reid was the head Varsity Volleyball coach at Appleton East High School and in 2007 was honored as the outstanding alumnus of the year.

Representative Ribble serves on the Budget Committee, the Agriculture Committee, and the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee. These three legislative assignments remain crucial to Wisconsin’s future.

Congressman Ribble is working to make government more accountable and effective from his position on the Budget Committee. Through his service on the Agriculture Committee Reid is working to help Wisconsin’s crucial dairy, farming, and timber industries. Congressman Ribble’s work on the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee allows him to help strengthen our vital northeast Wisconsin transportation resources in addition to continuing the development and maintenance of our roadways. 

Reid has fought to bring common sense back to government through his legislative work. He authored the Cut, Cap and Balance Act and introduced constitutional amendments requiring a balanced budget and mandating term limits for Congress.

Reid has been happily married to his wife DeaNa for 38 years. They have two children and two grandchildren.