• New RUS Administrator Appointed
  • March 31, 2015
  • Law Firm: Sutherland Asbill Brennan LLP - Washington Office
  • President Obama has appointed Brandon McBride as the new Administrator of the USDA’s Rural Utilities Service (RUS). Mr. McBride served as a Senior Professional Staff on the Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry from 2009 through his appointment. Prior to that, he served as a Legislative Assistant and Grants Specialist for Senator Blanche Lincoln from 2003 to 2009 and 2001 to 2003, respectively.