Before his election to the Board of Directors, Ron joined the Audit Committee in 2004 and served as Chairman. He previously served as the Chairman of the Audit Committee for North Central Credit Union in Wenatchee prior to its merger with Numerica. He just recently retired from his position as an accountant for the city of Chelan, Washington. Ron holds both Master's and Bachelor's degrees in Business Education from Chadron State College in Nebraska. He served as past State President of the Washington State Association of Municipal Treasurers and was elected an honorary life member upon retirement.