Presenting at the 2023 Fall Directors and Managers Conference: Ryan McKnight

Ness School of Management and Economics, SDSU

Ryan McKnight was born and raised in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. After he graduated from Washington High School in 2006, he attended South Dakota State University where he majored in Economics and played football for the Jacks. After a brief stint in the NFL, he attended Law School and Business School at the University of South Dakota where he met his wife, Brittany Kjerstad McKnight. Upon passing the Bar Exam, Brittany and Ryan opened up “Kjerstad McKnight Law Firm” in Philip, South Dakota. In 2016 when Ryan took a job at his alma mater as an instructor. Ryan is currently a Law and Real Estate at SDSU. Him and his wife also coordinate the South Dakota Land and Lending Conference. They have two girls, Brynn (7) and Shay (2), and are avid Jacks fans. Ryan is also a Pheasants Forever Life Member.