About Ron

Ron has lived in Eden Prairie for 43 years with his wife, Kathie. They have 4 adult children and 4 grandchildren.

Ron is currently employed with UnitedHealth Group as the Director of Operational Effectiveness for Optum Financial. Prior to that, he taught 33 years in the Eden Prairie Public Schools.

Ron has a Doctorate in Leadership (Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota), a Masters Degree in Counseling/Psychology (University of St. Thomas) and a BA in Education (Wheaton College, Illinois)

Ron has been an active Eden Prairie resident:

  • 26 years on the Eden Prairie City Council
  • 3+ years as Mayor
  • Southwest Transit Commission
  • Eden Prairie Community Foundation
  • Fire Relief Association
  • Suburban Rate Authority
  • and more