Ron was born and raised on a farm near Steele, ND. A graduate of NDSU, with a degree in Crop Sciences. Most of his career has been in the seed industry. Ron has represented Pioneer Hi-Bred since 1999. While living in WI, Ron met and married Lisa, who is from Appleton, WI. Together they moved their family to Jamestown in the summer of 2007. Father of 4 children—Jedrik, 10; Jera, 8; Brock, 6; and Bria, 3. Bria has a genetic disorder called Wolf-Hircshorn (4p-). She is usually in a good mood and has brought many blessings to their life.