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Ron is known as a seasoned Chief Executive who has specialized in turning around troubled retail companies through financial restructuring, operational reengineering and the development of transformational strategies. Throughout Ron’s career, he has held a number of significant roles, including:

  • CEO at Claire’s Stores, Inc. (2016 to 2019)
  • Principal with Wildridge Capital Management (2006 to present)
  • President & CEO at The Great Atlantic & Pacific Tea Company (2010)
  • President & CEO at Borders Group Inc. (2009 to 2010)
  • CEO at Nash Finch Company (1998 to 2006)
  • EVP & CFO at Pathmark Stores, Inc (1994 to 1998)
  • Senior VP at Dart Group Corporation (1991 to 1994)
  • VP and CFO at Barnes & Noble Bookstores Inc (1988 to 1991)
  • VP and CFO at NBI’s the Office Place (1986 to 1988)
  • VP and CFO at Jack Eckerd Corporation (1979 to 1986)
  • Coopers & Lybrand (1976 to 1979)

Ron is a CPA and has a BS in Accountancy from Wright State University.