Ron was named the Senior Director Food Safety, Quality and Regulatory in the Research Quality and Technical (RQT) function for Ardent Mills in May of 2014. Ardent Mills’ operations and services are powered by more than 2000 associates, over 40 flour mills and bakery-mix facilities as well as a specialty bakery and Mobile Innovation Center, all located in the U.S., Canada and Puerto Rico.
In his current role, Ron is responsible for leading the implementation and adherence to food safety and quality policies, training and development of quality and food safety personnel and regulatory compliance. Additionally, the FSQR team provides overall food safety, quality & regulatory strategy for the business.
Previous to Ardent Mills, Ron spent 14 years at Con Agra Foods/ConAgra Mills in quality, food safety and operational management positions.
Ron is a graduate of Brooklyn College – City University of New York - with a bachelor of science in Geology and currently pursuing a masters degree in food safety from Michigan State University. Ron and his wife Laurel currently reside in Denver, Colorado. They enjoy traveling, sports and the arts.