Ron Leathers

Ron Leathers, Public Finance Director, Pheasants Forever

Ron has led Pheasants Forever/Quail Forever’s Public Finance team since 2004. Ron’s team is responsible for providing financial oversight and administering more than 500 partnership agreements with local, state, and Federal partners. Before moving to Pheasants Forever’s National Office, Ron worked as one of the organization’s first Farm Bill Biologists stationed in the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Service Center in Parker, South Dakota. Prior to his time with Pheasants Forever, Ron worked for the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission and the Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies. Ron’s background is in wildlife biology and public policy. He has a B.S. from the University of Wyoming and an M.S. from South Dakota State University. He was also a graduate of the National Conservation Leadership Institute’s 3rd cohort.