Michael T. Ringwood
|Michael T. Ringwood|
|First Quorum of the Seventy|
|April 4, 2009|
|Born||Michael Tally Ringwood
February 14, 1958
Provo, Utah, United States
Ringwood was raised in Salt Lake City and then went to BYU on a leadership scholarship. After a few semesters at BYU, Ringwood left to serve as a missionary for the LDS Church in South Korea. After his mission, Ringwood returned to BYU where he earned a bachelor's degree in accounting.
Prior to becoming a general authority, Ringwood was a businessman who spent 14 years as a vice president with Huntsman Chemical Corporation, living in Houston, Virginia Beach and Australia. In 2000, he left Huntsman Chemical and returned to Salt Lake City where he served as president of Bear Creek Foods, president of Lofthouse Foods, and the chief operating officer of Close To My Heart, a scrapbooking company.
In April 2009, Ringwood became a member of the First Quorum of the Seventy, a full-time ecclesiastical position. In 2011, he was assigned as a counselor in the presidency of the church's Asia North Area and served as the area president from 2012 to 2015.
- Sarah Jane Weaver, It is an honor−A delight to serve the Lord, Church News, 16 May 2009.
- "Elder Michael T. Ringwood," Liahona, May 2009, p. 136