CEO, Boji Group
Ron has been president and CEO since its formation 25 years ago guiding the development, construction management and property management of more than 3 million square feet of space. In 2023, Ron shifted his focus and now is the CEO.
With the purchase of their signature property in 1998, the Michigan National Tower (renamed Boji Tower), Ron has led the company’s growth to include a portfolio of more than 50 properties throughout Michigan, Ohio, North Carolina and California.
Ron has spearheaded Private-Public Partnerships with state and local governments resulting in the development and management of more than a million square feet of space.
In addition to development, Ron is a hands-on property manager and fosters a culture of excellence in customer service delivery. He is also involved in managing the financial aspects and providing real estate services to Boji Group’s related entities including wholesale services, convenience stores, retail, fuel and hospitality industries.
Outside of the organization, Ron is an active participant in the community. In 2013, Governor Rick Snyder appointed him to the State Transportation Commission and he was appointed by former Governor Jennifer Granholm to the Children’s Trust Fund board. He has previously served on the Michigan Strategic Fund Board and on the Michigan Center for Innovation and Reinvention Board. Locally, he has served on the Michigan Chamber of Commerce Board, Lansing Regional Chamber of Commerce Board and the YMCA of Metropolitan Lansing’s Board.
Ron holds a B.S. in construction management from Michigan State University (MSU). In 2005, he was recognized by Crain’s Detroit Business as one of its influential “40 under 40” honorees. In 2014, he was recognized as Lansing’s Entrepreneur of the Year by the Greater Lansing Business Monthly, and in 2015, he received the Distinguished Alumni Award from the MSU School of Construction Management. Most recently he was named 2023 Chaldean American Chamber of Commerce Businessperson of the Year.