Ron is heavily involved in a number of community, civic and Church activities. With a long history of community service, he is past Chairman and President of the Board of the Winter Garden Heritage Foundation, is an Emeritus member and past chairman of the Board of Shepherd’s Hope (providing free medical services to the uninsured), is an active member and past president of the Rotary Club of Winter Garden and a past member and president of the Dr. Phillips’ Rotary Club. He has also served on the City of Winter Garden’s Community Redevelopment Agency Advisory Board and currently serves on its Code Enforcement Board.
Ron is an active participant at The Crossings Church of Winter Garden, where he sometimes plays guitar in the Praise Band. He also is a founding member of the classic rock band “Men with Mortgages,” which has helped raise hundreds of thousands of dollars for charitable causes.
In his leisure time, Ron enjoys boating, riding his Harley and performing and listening to live music. He is married to Laura Sikes, has four children and “bonus” children and three grandchildren (so far). He views every day as a blessing to be savored and enjoyed!