Ron has over four decades of experience in the private ambulance industry. He co-owned Physicians & Surgeons Ambulance prior to its merger with a publicly held, national consolidator. Post-merger, he worked with the new organization for several years as a Regional CEO, overseeing a five-state area with over 2,000 employees and annual sales in excess of $85 million.
In 1997, he resigned to establish RLM Management Consulting Services, LLC. In addition to advising medical transportation clients, Ron also specializes in facilitating strategic planning for select organizations. More recently, Ron has been focusing on mergers and acquisitions--assisting owners who desire to grow their business or divest their life’s work. He also has been engaged for the transitions and integrations of several merged organizations.
Ron is past president of the American Ambulance Association and the Ohio Ambulance Association, and former member of the State of Ohio Governor’s Board of Emergency Medical Services. In addition, he is a past recipient of the Entrepreneur of the Year award from the Small Business Council of the Akron Regional Development Board. Ron co-authored the book, The New Owner: Making the Transition from Employee to Employer, published by Business One Irwin.