Ron graduated from Missouri State University with a degree in Business Administration. He is an Eagle Scout and attended two National Jamborees and Philmont Scout Ranch. Ron entered the Insurance industry in 1989 and has served as a P&C Field Claims Adjuster, Marketing Supervisor, Director of Sales, P&C/L&H Agent, Sr. Sales Manager, Commercial Field Underwriter, and currently as Territory Manager for Missouri. He has attained the CIC, CRM, CSRM, CPIA, and CLCS designations. Ron was named Company Representative of the Year by the Missouri Association of Insurance Agents (MAIA) in 1995 and again in 2010. The PIA of Arkansas named him Marketing Representative of the Year in 2013. He joined Southern Pioneer in 2017 as the Company’s first Sales Manager for Missouri. Ron and his wife Joan enjoy traveling and spending time with their grandchildren. He also enjoys camping, boating, snow skiing and playing basketball.