Bruce W. Lammers
Administrator for Rural Housing Service
Bruce W. Lammers is the Administrator of Rural Development’s Rural Housing Service. Lammers comes to USDA with more than 35 years of experience leading public-private partnerships at national community-oriented lending institutions. Since 2016, he has served as president of a specialized government-guaranteed lending division of Byline Bank. Prior to this, Lammers was chairman and CEO of Ridgestone Bank, a national leader in government-guaranteed lending before being acquired by Byline Bank in 2016. Lammers has served as a board member of many community organizations, including the National Association of Government Guaranteed Lenders (NAGGL). Lammers looks forward to enhancing his focus on economic development in small towns across America.