Ron is a multi-faceted operator with a solid leadership track record, utilizing experience and expertise in operations and sales to exceed top-line expectations and reach optimum performance levels. He is responsible for implementing proven strategies and best practices to elevate the guest experience, improve operational efficiency, and increase profitability across the portfolio. Ron will further strengthen the alignment and communication of the growing regional operations team in his current role. Ron first joined Real Hospitality Group in 2015 as Regional Vice President Operations before being promoted to Vice President of Sales & Marketing for the company. Ron briefly left the company for another opportunity. Most recently, he served as Vice President of Asset Management for a nationally recognized hospitality advisory firm. Before RHG, Ron held vital executive positions with two nationally recognized third-party management companies. Ron began his career with Omni International Hotels.
Ron is a past member of the NYC & Co Hotel Advisory Committee and a past member of the Hospitality Sales and Marketing Association International, Management Company Sales & Marketing Executive Roundtable. Ron held numerous industry designations and served on several industry boards, including two-time Chair of the Hospitality Sales and Marketing Association International Sales Advisory Board, an eight-year board member of the Convention Sales Advisory Committee – Orlando/Orange County Convention & Visitors Bureau, and the Franchise Advisory Committee for Carlson Hotels Worldwide. Ron enjoys giving back to the local community as an Advisor / Volunteer at the Boy and Girls Club of Central Florida and a featured industry speaker for the Rosen School of Hospitality at the University of Central Florida. In the past, Ron was a contributing author in Hotel Management & Hostfully.
Speaking at Profit Talks
Food for Thought
Why food and beverage structures are changing—from full-service to select-service—and what it means from a profit margin perspective.