Ron is a native of Louisville, KY and now resides in Bowling Green, KY. His education includes a BS from Western Kentucky University and an MA from The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. His professional experience includes over 28 years in various administrative roles at Western Kentucky University. For over 13 years he worked in Institutional Advancement where he retired as Director of Planned Giving in 1999. Since then he has been involved in the formation of several businesses and financial planning. He has worked in sales and marketing with PhilanthroCorp for the past 4 years and now serves as Vice President for Business Development. He has been active in his church, serving in various leadership roles, including teaching adult Bible study for over 40 years. His family includes his wife Bonnie, two children and four grandchildren.