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New Counselor Called in Young Men General Presidency

  • 14 May 2013

Brother Randall L. Ridd was called to serve as second counselor in the Young Men general presidency May 14, 2013.

Randall L. Ridd has been called to serve as second counselor in the Young Men general presidency.

Brother Ridd’s call fills the vacancy in the presidency that was left after Brother Adrián Ochoa was called to the Second Quorum of the Seventy in April.

Brother Ridd was serving as a member of the Young Men general board when he was called. He served previously as a ward Young Men president, counselor in bishoprics, high councilor, counselor in a stake presidency, and president of the Ecuador Guayaquil North Mission. As a young man he served in the Mexico North Mission.

Brother Ridd received a BA degree from the University of Utah, after which he began his professional career with the IBM Corporation. He later cofounded an investment real estate company in Houston, Texas. He is currently self-employed in the investment real estate and securities industries. He and his wife, Tamina, are parents of four children.