Mike Ralston

Mike Ralston

President, Iowa Association of Business and Industry

Professional background:
Prior to his service as ABI President, Ralston was appointed by Iowa Governor Vilsack as Director of Revenue for the State of Iowa. He led a staff of 400 employees in administering Iowa's tax laws, collections operations, internal audit systems and other essential functions. Ralston is the former mayor of Grundy Center and a congressional staffer. He holds a degree from the University of Northern Iowa, which recognized him as an Outstanding Alumnus in 1992.

Wife, Karen; three sons.

Off-the-job interests:
Active on numerous professional boards and committees across the state