Ron recently joined Gorman & Company and is responsible for the accounting and financial reporting for the corporate entity, as well as the construction and property management divisions. In addition, the accounting and financial reporting team is responsible for establishing adequate internal controls to provide assurance that the financial statements used by the company, investors, financial institutions and others are fairly presented.
As a graduate from the University of Wisconsin at Madison, Ron obtained his B.B.A. in Accounting and practiced as a certified public accountant in the public accounting industry for over 20 years. Selected as the partner in charge of the financial institution group at Williams Young, LLC (currently Wipfli), he was responsible for audits and consulting engagements that included over 100 institutions, mainly in the Midwest. Specific areas of specialty included areas such as establishing proper internal controls, implementing accounting concepts, evaluating credit losses, fraud auditing, asset/liability management and strategic planning.
Prior to joining Gorman & Company, Ron was the Chief Operating Officer in a family construction business. The business operated three divisions (sewer &water, telecom/electric and trenchless utilities) as well as a fleet division which managed hundreds of pieces of equipment. At its peak the company had 250 employees and had operations in several states.