Joe Ruddy is serving his first term on the Ankeny City Council.Joe is a board member with the Ankeny School Foundation. While on City Council, serves on the Des Moines Metropolitan Wastewater Reclamation Authority Board, Four Mile Creek Watershed Board, the Metro Waste Authority Board, and the Ankeny Sports Foundation Board.
Joe owns and operates his own business, Market Wise Ag Services Ankeny, where he advises farmers marketing their grain and livestock and is a commodity broker. Joe grew up in Polk City, Iowa, and graduated from North Polk High School of Alleman in 1999. He then received his associate’s and bachelor’s degrees from Purdue University Global in Business Administration. Joe and his wife, Jenny, have two children. Jenny is an Engineer at FOX Strand, Incorporated in Ames.
Term expires December 31, 2025