Administrator of the Rural Utilities Service: Who Is Brandon McBride?

Friday, January 06, 2017
Brandon McBride

Brandon McBride was appointed administrator of the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Rural Utilities Service in March, 2015.


McBride earned B.A., B.S. and a master’s in public administration from Arkansas State University. Before moving to the Rural Utilities Service, he worked in the U.S. Senate. Beginning in 2001, McBride was a grants specialist for Sen. Blanche Lincoln (D-Arkansas). In 2003, he was named Lincoln’s senior legislative assistant. McBride moved to the Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry in 2009 as a senior staffer, where he remained until 2015.

-Steve Straehley


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