Bryan Wolfe grew up in Wallowa County on a family ranch,graduatingfrom OSU with a degree in agricultural economics in 1966. Bryan and his family started their own farming and ranching business in Hermiston, which they continue to operate today. Bryan is a civic leader who is active in many areas. He was honored as Man of the Year by the Hermiston Chamber of Commerce and has been inducted into OSU's Agricultural Hall of Fame. He served as president of OSU’s Agricultural Engineering Foundation and president of the Oregon Rural Electric Cooperative Association. Bryan has served on the State Board of Forestry and as an officer in the Oregon Cattlemen's Association.