Ron is Managing Director of the Alan B. Miller Entrepreneurship Center and teaches graduate and undergraduate entrepreneurship courses at the Mason School of Business.
He has 25 years experience as Chief Executive Officer or Chief Operating Officer in information (Mitchell International and KLM Automotive Publishing), transportation (ATE International), and manufacturing (Morgan Yacht) companies. He has also participated in five new business startups.
Ron’s initial business experience was with McKinsey & Co. He has also taught entrepreneurship and business strategy courses at University of California-San Diego 12 years. Ron received an AB degree in Economics (Phi Beta Kappa) from The College of William and Mary and an MBA from The University of Chicago. He has served his alma mater in several capacities, including Chair of The W&M Foundation, Chair of Swem Library board, Chair and/or regional director of several fundraising efforts and is currently Chair of the Smithsonian Libraries Board.