- Farmers Insurance Group of Companies®
Ron has more than 20 years of experience and leadership within IT and a proven track record of driving innovation and building partnerships with both functional and line leadership, as well as creating leadership teams that focus on driving business growth and process excellence. Since joining Farmers, Ron has worked to define and implement a technology-focused strategic vision aligns with the organization’s growth and performance goals. He has also pushed for anticipating future business opportunities with an emphasis on using technology to better reach and interact with users and the marketplace. As part of that mission, he has initiated an Innovation Ecosystem that partners with academia and start-ups. Prior to joining Farmers, Ron spent 20 years with Toyota, the last three as CIO of Toyota Financial Services. Ron received his Bachelor’s Degree in Finance & Economics from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, and his Master’s Degree in Management from North Park University in Chicago.