Guy Ballard grew up in Fielding, Utah, and graduated from Bear River High School. He graduated from Utah State University with a bachelor’s degree in economics in 2008 and a master’s degree in applied economics in 2010. His hobbies and interests include computers, basketball, hiking, backpacking, camping, skiing and snowboarding. He has a great love for the outdoors and for Cache Valley. His wife’s name is Christine, and they currently live in Logan.