Ron grew up in the Madison area and in 1988 moved to Oshkosh with a national trucking company. In 1997 he started Valley Express, LLC, with one tractor and two trailers. Valley Express has since grown to 125 tractors and 400 trailers and provides transportation services throughout Wisconsin and the Greater Midwest. Its two facilities are located in Oshkosh. In 1999 Ron created Planet Freight, Inc. which provides a wide variety of third-party transportation services.
Ron is past President and a current member of the Fox Valley Traffic Club, as well as a member of the Wisconsin Motor Carriers Association. Ron has a bachelor’s degree in Business from the University of Wisconsin-Stout. Ron and his three children are very active in their church, school, and community.