Born in Northern Illinois, Ron grew up in Missouri. He graduated from Mehlville High School in St. Louis County then on to Olivet Nazarene University where he met and married his wife, Karen. He served in Vietnam as an Army Infantry Officer and returned to civilian life to work as an Industrial Engineer for Ford Motor Company in Chicago, St. Louis, and San Jose.
In 1983, Ron, Karen, and three sons (Andrew, Jon and James) moved to the Tri-Lakes Area to purchase and operate Stormy Point Camp & Resort on Table Rock Lake. While in the camping business, Ron served as President of the Shepherd of the Hills Country Campground Owners Association and on the board of directors of the Branson Tri-Lakes Chamber of Commerce. In 2002, they sold Stormy Point and now live on their farm north of Forsyth. For the next five years, Ron worked on the farm and traveled with Karen on their Goldwing.
In 2007 Ron began his career as a Realtor®. Ron holds several designations such as e-PRO as staying educated is of great importance. He also earned the “Missouri Hero’s Welcome Home” Certification so he can effectively counsel veterans on their real estate options. In 2015, Ron completed his course for and earned his CRS (Certified Residential Specialist) designation.
You may see Ron and Karen along with several of their (dozen) grand kids at Swan Creek in Forsyth or at Silver Dollar City. Ron volunteers at Cox Medical Center Branson, enjoys riding motorcycles and traveling anywhere (especially cruises) with Karen.