About the Treasurer
State Treasurer Rich Sattgast, graduated from Spearfish High School and later earned his B.S. in Political Science and Business Administration from Black Hills State University.
Rich has served 25 years in both the active and reserve armed forces. Sattgast's military career includes service with the Occupation Force in Berlin in the 1980's, Desert Storm in the 1990's, and the National Guard and Reserve.
First elected to statewide office as State Auditor in 2001, Rich is proud to serve the people of South Dakota as their State Treasurer.
Looking toward the future, one of Rich's top priorities as State Treasurer is to use his relationships with local governments to form cooperative ventures in government management, reduce duplication of duties and increase efficiency in services by bringing them closer to the citizens of South Dakota.