As senior vice president of Associa Direct Connect, Ron is responsible for developing and managing national relationships with high-tech service providers to help bring the latest technologies in entertainment and broadband services to Associa homeowners.
He serves as secretary/treasurer of the National Board of Commissioners of Community Association Management (NBC-CAM), representing the world’s only certified credential for community association managers. Ron is also a member of the Board for the Associa PAC and treasurer for the Associa PAC of Florida. He has earned his CMCA® certification from the NBC-CAM and holds the AMS® and PCAM® professional designations from CAI.
Ron has previously served in leadership capacities at two Associa member companies. He was president and CEO of Kramer-Triad Management Group for 25 years in Michigan, before taking over as president at Community Management Professionals in Orlando. He founded and served as president of the Michigan chapter of the Community Associations Institute (CAI) and served six years on the national board of trustees for CAI.
Winner of the Rising Star Award from CAI, Ron has served 15 years on the CMCA test development committee for NBC-CAM and is a 16-year member on the national faculty of CAI.
Ron and his wife, Kathie, have three children, two grandchildren, a grand-dog and a grand-cat. He enjoys spending his free time with his family at the beach in Michigan and Florida.
Favorite Quote: “Find the best people you can, help them find the path to the goal, and then stay out of their way!"
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