About Ron

AGE: 68
HOMETOWN: Columbus, OH

There is nothing that Ron can’t do if he sets his mind to it. This is why he has decided to run for one of the empty spots in Sun City Grand’s Board of Directors.

Ron retired in 2001 from a Lincoln Mercury dealership where he was a salesman. During his years in sales, Ron received numerous awards for outstanding sales at city, state and national levels. Ron has always been an entrepreneur in and around Columbus, Ohio. The family owned and operated two restaurants in Columbus, one of which was the largest minority-owned restaurant in the city.

The founder of Double R Enterprise, a booking and promoting agency, Ron has promoted entertainers such as Al Green, The Chilites, Chuck Jackson, Millie Jackson and Bobby Blue Bland. Ron just completed a two year term as President of the largest African American golf club in the Western States Golf Association. Ron is also a member of an advisory Board for a local business in Phoenix which allows him to stay in touch with the entertainment and restaurant business. In addition, Ron is currently trying to raise money for his favorite charity, the "Clearview Legacy Foundation."

Ron and his wife Kay have been married for 41 years. They have four children and six grandchildren.

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