Ron Micheli was born in Fort Bridger, Wyoming and is a fourth generation rancher. He served as a legislator for 16 years, as Director of the Wyoming Department of Agriculture for 8 years, and a candidate for Governor. Ron received a BS in animal science from the University of Wyoming. He and his wife Patty have eight children: Christy (40), Tami (38), Matt (36), Angela (34), Tony (32), Haley (29), Heidi (27), and Frank (24). He previously served as the Regional Vice President of the Wyoming Stock Growers Association and currently serves on the Uinta County Fair Board, State House of Representatives, and Board of Agriculture. Ron's interests include sports, politics, and family.