After a successful career in real estate building a national franchise, Ron is now the proud owner of Lightning Rock Winery. Joining him in this family-owned business is his winemaker daughter and her husband. The winery’s goal is to produce delicious, high-quality wines, representing Summerland as a unique regional wine-producing area.  
Growing up in Victoria, Ron knows the importance of hard work balanced with a spirit of giving back. He has a long history of working with local and international non-profit organizations both as a volunteer and consultant.  
Ron was an award-winning commercial and residential realtor and founder of Keller Williams Realty Canada.
He also served as a city councillor for the Town of Sidney and then for the District of Central Saanich.  
Ron plans on bringing his successful knowledge of running businesses and his experience on city councils and other chambers of commerce to his role as President of the Summerland Chamber.