Ricardo Graham has served as president of the Pacific Union Conference since 2007. He has twenty-three years of administrative experience in the Seventh-day Adventist Church, having previously served as executive secretary of the Pacific Union Conference, president of the Northern California Conference, and executive secretary of the Northern California Conference. Before assuming administrative responsibilities, Graham served as a pastor, originally in the Lake Region Conference in the mid-West of the United States and more recently in California. Graham has a Bachelor of Arts degree from Oakwood College, a Master of Divinity degree from Andrews University, and a Doctor of Ministry degree from San Francisco Theological Seminary. He has written numerous articles for church publications, including Ministry magazine, Message magazine, Signs of the Times (Australia), and the Adventist Review. He has authored two books, Jesus Unlimited and The Book of Job. Graham is a native of Detroit, Michigan. He is married to Audrey Weir Graham, an educator, and they have two adult children, Jessica and Jonathan.