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Ron served as the Chief of Staff for the Communications Workers of America (CWA), one of the nation's largest labor unions from 2011 – 2017. Prior to his appointment as Chief of Staff, Ron served as International Vice-President for District 2 of the CWA, overseeing the union's work in Maryland, Virginia, West Virginia, and the District of Columbia. Ron has dedicated his entire career to fighting for the rights of workers in the telecommunications industry and in other sectors of our economy. Ron has held a range of other positions at CWA, including shop steward, Vice-President of CWA Local 2101 (Baltimore, MD), and District 2 Organizing Coordinator.

Among the organizing victories spearheaded by Ron's efforts were campaigns at US Airways, Cingular Wireless, Verizon Information Services, Hudson General, and the Community College of Baltimore County. These victories led to collective bargaining protections for thousands of workers. Ron has been distinguished with numerous honors, including the CWA President's Award for Organizing. He holds a bachelors degree in labor studies.