Ron, a Southwest Virginia native, graduated from Southwest Virginia Community College in 2003.  In 2010 he relocated to Johnson City to join Mountain State Health Alliance and further his career as a nurse and is now a Senior Business System Analyst. Ron now calls the Tricities home. In his spare time he enjoys traveling and being with his friends. As a new member of the Tripride Board he wants to become more active in the community and believes it’s important to give back to the community. Ron is honored and humbled by the opportunity of being a board member for Tripride and wants to help the local LGBTQ community become a more cohesive group and flourish together.