Ron GrimesChief of Staff
Office of Rep. Tim Ryan (D-OH)
Ron Grimes currently serves as Chief of Staff to Congressman Tim Ryan (OH-13) representing Youngstown, Warren, and Akron, Ohio. Mr. Ryan is a member of the House Committee on Appropriations where he is Chairman of the Legislative Branch Subcommittee and Vice Chairman of the Defense Subcommittee.
Mr. Grimes came to Capitol Hill as an American Political Science Fellow and Carl Albert Fellow from the University of Oklahoma. He served as Legislative Assistant and Legislative Director to U.S. Senator John Glenn (OH), was Director of Congressional Affairs for the Federal Emergency Management Agency under President Bill Clinton and FEMA Director James Lee Witt, and Legislative Director to Congressman Tom Lantos (CA-12) representing San Francisco and San Mateo, California.
Mr. Grimes received a B.A. and M.A. from the University of Oklahoma. He and his wife, Sue, live in Fairfax, Virginia.