Ron Wallace is the former president of UPS International, where he was responsible for UPS in more than 200 countries and territories and had more than 60,000 people under his direction. He also served on the corporate management committee that oversaw the day- to- day operations of UPS and its 435,000 employees. In addition, he served as chairman or cochairman of 33 boards of directors of highly successful companies around the world.
Shortly after retiring from UPS, Ron was appointed by the governor of Georgia as chairman of the governor’s commission and was charged with forming the city of Milton, Georgia. In 2008, Ron and a friend established the famous Olde Blind Dog Irish Pub in Milton. In 2015, it was named the best Irish pub in the world, making it the first pub in the United States to win the award. In his earlier days, Ron was a professional race car driver 146 About the Author and later played semipro American football in Europe. He has been in law enforcement for more than twelve years since retiring from UPS. He is currently a police officer near his hometown as well as a director on several boards, political advisory committees, and charitable foundations.
In addition to overseeing several businesses and real estate developments that he owns, Ron is a campaign consultant and author of the book Power of the Campaign Pyramid. In 2014, he and Bob Meyers published a 336- page coffee-table book titled Irish Pubs in America: History, Lore, and Recipes. It won the prestigious Indie Book Award. Portions of the book are being made into a TV series, for which Ron serves as executive producer.
Ron and his wife, Kate, are blessed to have their daughter Lara, and her husband, David, along with their grandchildren, Kelly and Megan, living close to them.