Ronnie was born in Philadelphia, PA and at age 2 moved with his parents, Elizabeth and Robert, into their new home in Huntingdon Valley, PA. Attending Abington Senior High School, he served as Student Council Treasurer his senior year, was a member of the National Honor Society, participated in Abington's band, played Little League baseball and represented Abington Senior High School along with other Pennsylvania Student Council delegates at the National Association Of Student Councils Meeting in Tacoma, Washington.
Ronnie enrolled in Penn State University, University Park, was elected Indiana-Jefferson/Geary Hall President his freshman year, later joined Pi Kappa Alpha fraternity where he served in various positions. He graduated from Penn State with a BA in General Arts & Sciences, Pre-Law.
Ronnie began his business career in sales and marketing management with Fram Corporation, and held positions with Boise-Cascade, Amstar-Domino Sugar, Bausch & Lomb, Cooper Vision and Honeywell, Inc. in multiple industries before founding his own companies. (See Home Page for details.)