Hi, I’m Ryan O’Connor. As County Manager, it’s an honor to be among the first to welcome you to Ramsey County. You’ve joined a diverse, skilled and passionate team of more than 4,000 employees committed to creating a vibrant community where all are valued and thrive.
Ramsey County provides public services to more than half a million Minnesotans in the areas of: Health and Wellness.
Safety and Justice
Economic Growth and Community Investment
Information and Public Records
Strategy and support
Whether your role is engaging face-to-face with residents or your work is more behind the scenes, your efforts directly support our goals to promote well-being, prosperity, opportunity and accountability. Since eighteen forty-nine, Ramsey County has provided services and stability, through good times and bad, enhancing the quality of life for our residents. Wherever you work, know that your contributions will make a difference. And I hope you’ll find – as I have – that public service provides a rewarding career path full of opportunities, challenges, comraderie and valuable lessons for professional and personal growth. [B-ROLL OF RYAN WALKING UP TO THE FRONT DESK] I joined Ramsey County in 2013 as Director of Policy and Planning. I became a Deputy County Manager in 2016, and was named County Manager in mid-2018. I have had the opportunity to make many connections throughout the organization and I’m humbled each day by the depth and breadth of experience and commitment of our employees across the organization. You’re with us because you, too, have risen to the top and have shown great skills, talent and promise. I look forward to the opportunity to meet you and hope to learn more about your story and how you’ve come to join us. [B-ROLL OF RYAN SHAKING HANDS WITH JEFF] I hope you enjoy your orientation It’s great to have you aboard!