Ron is a lover of simplicity, creativity, beauty, and the mystery of what it means to be human. In addition to holding a Bachelor of Arts in Art from Eastern Illinois University, he holds a Master of Arts in Professional Counseling from Lindenwood University-Belleville and is a licensed professional counselor in the state of Missouri.

A favorite quotation: “The important thing is not to think much, but to love much, and so to do whatever best awakens you to love.” – Teresa of Ávila