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Ron Lumbra Bio

Picture of Ron LumbraLUMBRA, Ron E.

Elected to the Board by the self-perpetuating board in March 2014. Term expires in March 2020. Born in St. Albans, Vermont. Educated at UVM, BS, 1983; and MBA, Harvard University, 1988. Ron Lumbra is managing partner of Heidrick & Struggles' Centers of Excellence and a partner in the CEO & Board practice, based in the firm's New York office. Prior to joining Heidrick, Ron was Managing Director and Co-Leader of the Americas CEO and Board Services practice at Russell Reynolds Associates. He had previously co-led the firm's operations in the Americas and before that ran the New York and Houston offices. Prior to joining Russell Reynolds Associates in 1998, Ron was with Amoco Corporation, where he served as Regional Vice President for Latin America in their Power Resources business. Previously, he was Vice President for the Americas at The AES Corporation. Before that, he was a Principal with the Trammell Crow Company. Ron began his career as a sales engineer at Hewlett-Packard. He is the former Board Chairman and current Director of KaBOOM!, a national nonprofit dedicated to creating playspaces for children. He is also a member of KaBOOM!'s Executive Leadership Council. He was formerly a Board Director for the Alumni Association of the University of Vermont, the Harvard Business School Club of Greater New York and the Houston Youth Symphony. Married to Mitzi Lumbra; two children, Casi and Evan.

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