Ron is a technology leader who creates world-class infrastructure to power successful businesses. He guides FCM clients in crafting and implementing IT roadmaps that align with their separation, integration and optimization strategies; building a culture of continuous improvement; and automating processes to achieve financial goals. Before joining FCM, Ron was Director of Infrastructure Operations at the US Department of Agriculture. There, he implemented a DevSecOps/Scaled Agile framework that brought applications to market 20% faster, reduced costs by 30% and optimized delivery with cloud-based infrastructure as a service (IaaS). Earlier, Ron led UMB Bank’s infrastructure teams in enhancing middleware, end user computing and data center operations to reduce operating costs by 10%. He was also previously a Vice President at Citi, where he created an algorithm to centralize global infrastructure services (shift left). This work drove 300% process efficiency and saved 40,000 resource hours, or about $1.2M.