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Volunteer at The Victim’s Center, Harmony House, House of Hope, Lexington, Mo. Domestic Violence Advocate, Faith Leader Partnerships/Prevention Education. Bachelor of Science in Behavioral and Community Health from Drury University.
Drury Nonprofit Graduate Student
Retired physical therapist, adjunct instructor for Missouri State University physical therapy students, instructor for Klose Training and Consulting lymphedema certification school. Served in various mission and volunteer positions at Campbell United Methodist Church. Experience with homelessness includes: garden coordinator at Eden Village #1, Women's Medical Respite board member and volunteer, and Council of Churches food pantry.
Is a retired lieutenant colonel of the US Air Force. He has held leadership positions in nonprofit organizations as well as a publicly held company. Ramon is author of Strategy and Resilience: Sustaining the Healthy Growth of Your Company Is Your Business (Archway Publishing, 2016). He has a master of arts degree in philosophy and a master of arts degree in public administration. Ramon serves on the board of directors of Women’s Medical Respite and Drew Lewis Foundation in Springfield, MO. He is the creator of the Nonprofit Career Academy.
Director of Real Estate Development, Administration, and Services at O’Reilly Auto Parts, 1989-2021
Was chairperson of the committee responsible for the acquisition and integration of several major acquisitions, including HiLO (182 stores) and CSK (1342 stores).
Developed a Disaster Manual for stores to prepare for and recover from various disasters, i.e., hurricanes, fires, tornados, etc., and led the disaster recovery response for these events when they occurred.
Was awarded the Charlie O’Reilly Leadership Award in 2020.