Ron joined the Seminole Companies in 2009. Ron’s vast experience includes Touche Ross & Company, various financial positions with Guardian Industries Corp., and Chief Financial Officer for the Detroit Pistons Basketball Company and Palace Sports & Entertainment. Ron spent a decade as President and NHL Alternate Governor for the Tampa Bay Lightning Hockey Club. He serves on the Tampa Bay Sports Commission Board of Directors, University of Michigan School of Kinesiology Sports Management Advisory Board, Tampa Bay Chamber of Commerce, Moffitt Cancer Center Foundation Board, and Copperhead Charities Board of Directors. Ron graduated cum laude from Eastern Michigan University, earned an MBA in Finance from Walsh College and received an honorary doctorate from Walsh College in 2006. Ron is a licensed real estate agent in Florida and Michigan.
Chairman and CEO, Robert J. Banks, has been a leader in the real estate finance business for nearly 40 years. In 2008, the Seminole Companies was formed based on the successful foundation of his predecessor organization, the Midland Mortgage Corporation. Banks and Midland had a history of anticipating and responding to the ever-changing needs of a diverse group of clients and established trusted, long-term relationships. It is a reputation we continue to uphold today.