Ron brings a unique understanding of the client perspective to his role as a business development leader at Ghafari, having spent the first half of his 40-year career working for municipal agencies and in real estate development. As Vice President, he serves as a client liaison on commercial, education, government, institutional, aviation, and industrial projects, and is responsible for managing new pursuits in these markets.
Prior to joining the Ghafari team in 2003, Ron was a director at a real estate company that manages and develops commercial, residential, and industrial properties. Before that, he served as the Director of Economic Development for the City of Taylor, Michigan.
Ron holds a Bachelor of Business Administration from Eastern Michigan University. He serves as Vice Chairman of the Beaumont-Oakwood Foundation and is chairman of multiple municipal development authorities in Dearborn, Southgate, Taylor, and Grosse Ile, Michigan. He is also a board member of the Southern Wayne County Chamber of Commerce.