Ron grew up in the Lake Sunapee/New London area and attended the University of New Hampshire for undergraduate study, followed by dental school at Columbia University. An oral and maxillofacial surgery residency was completed at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine/Bronx Municipal Hospital Center. Ron practiced in St. Johnsbury, VT for 36 years and retired in 2012. He is a past Red Logan volunteer and past member of the Ammonoosuc Community Health Services (FQHC) Board of Directors. Currently, Ron serves as a member of the Good Neighbor Health Clinic Board of Trustees and Red Logan Advisory Committee. He is interested in seeing health care brought to underserved areas and populations.