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 (NACVA).

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 two daughters (Stella and Georgia) and live in Sioux Falls.


Phone: 605-977-4873 ext. 2

Email: ryan@mickco.com