FCAW Board Member
FCAW-Georgia Board Chair; Financial Consultant
Former Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of HD Supply, Inc.
FCA Wrestling started in Georgia in 2008. Ron was immediately drawn to the opportunity to combine his love for the Lord with his love for the sport of wrestling. He has been the chairman of FCAW-Georgia since 2009 and a member of the FCAW national board since 2014. The initial focus of FCAW-Georgia was youth wrestling up through high school. The initial focus of our national FCA Wrestling organization was college up through our World Teams. Together, we have the opportunity to impact the entire wrestling community for Jesus Christ.
Ron was Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of HD Supply, Inc. (The multi-billion dollar distribution company spin-off from Home Depot), and retired in 2014, the year after leading its IPO. Previously, He was SVP & CFO of Caraustar Industries, Inc., CFO for Nabisco International located in New York City, and CFO for Kraft Foods-Northern Europe located in Sweden and Norway. Ron is now a consultant, advising Recall in its $2.6B acquisition by Iron Mountain, and he serves on two for-profit boards; Books-A-Million and NanoLumens.
Ron holds an MBA in Finance and a BS in Management Science from the University of Illinois. He is on the U of I Dean's Business Council and Chair of the Finance Committee of the Georgia Council on Economic Education. Ron is the CFO of the Georgia Amateur Wrestling Association, The Georgia Wrestling Officials Association and the National Wrestling Hall of Fame (Georgia Chapter). Ron, and his wife Melody (a USA Wrestling Bronze certified coach) attend Buckhead Church in Atlanta and are the parents’ of four children Michelle, Adam, Daniel and Amy.