Ron is a 27 year veteran of the construction industry with a primary focus on Mission Critical Facilities. As Director of Mission Critical Design for RK Mission Critical, Ron leads programming and design for the Mission Critical market and focuses on scalable, off-site constructed, energy efficient, water conscious, and sustainable data center solutions with the lowest Total Cost of Ownership.  He is also an author and blogger writing about the intersection of data centers and sustainability.

Ron has successfully managed projects and programs as large as $650 million and has lived and worked in Nebraska, Texas, Oklahoma, California, Colorado, Japan, Washington, and Arizona. Ron has a B.S. in Construction Management from the University of Nebraska, Lincoln. Ron was awarded the certification of Designated Design-Build Professional by the Design-Build Institute of America and is a LEED Accredited Professional with a specialty in Building Design and Construction.