Rich Sattgast is the current Republican South Dakota Auditor. He was first elected in 2018, and previously served as the state auditor from 2002 - 2010, and State Treasurer from 2011-2018.
Sattgast was born and raised in Spearfish, South Dakota. He graduated from Spearfish High School and went on to earn a BS from Black Hills State University and a MPA from New Mexico Highlands University. He served on active duty in the U.S. Army and in the South Dakota National Guard for a collective for 25 years.