Ron was born in Massachusetts, raised in Northern California and through his business career has had the opportunity to live in Seattle, El Paso, Southlake, Nashville, and Mequon, Wisc.
He is now a Texan by choice.
The warm, premier hometown atmosphere and proximity to sons, daughters-in-law and 4 grandchildren brought Ron and his wife, Marlene, to Lakeway in 2009.
Ron served on the Lakeway Zoning and Planning Commission from 2012 to 2015 and was chairman prior to election to the City Council.
Ron retired as executive vice president for A.O. Smith Corp. after 31 years. During that time he was president of their water products company, automotive products company and also had responsibility for their engineered storage products company (Harvestore) and Fiberglass pipe company both in domestic and international markets.
He was also former chairman of the Gas Appliance Manufacturers Association trade group.