Ranch C. Kimball

Mr. Ranch C. Kimball is the Secretary of Economic Development for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. As Governor Romney’s chief economic advisor, he oversees the Department of Labor, the Department of Workforce Development, the Department of Business & Technology, and the Office of Consumer Affairs & Business Regulation.

With more than 25 years of private sector experience helping businesses grow and succeed, Ranch Kimball is uniquely qualified to set the direction of the Commonwealth’s economic development policies and initiatives.

Since his appointment in April 2004, Secretary Kimball has been a leading advocate for ways to make the Massachusetts economy stronger. Prior to becoming secretary, he ran a private equity firm for Kissinger McLarty Associates and was a partner at Boston Consulting Group.

Kimball has also been recognized for his contributions in making Massachusetts a better place to run a business. The Massachusetts Network Communications Council named Kimball one of its "Policy Makers of the Year" for 2005.

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