Ron is the president of Kelley’s Katch Caviar, in Savannah TN.
From 2015 to 2021, Ron worked as an educator and director of broadcasting for WQTR, Tiger Radio. Teaching broadcasting and audio/video production classes to Hardin County high-school students was one of his favorite jobs. Under his direction, Ron used his national broadcasting experience to successfully coach audio and video teams to 7 State Championships and 1 National Championship. Ron was named 2019 Educator of the Year by the Hardin County Chamber of Commerce.
Ron is still remembered across America as the fun-loving and quick-witted former co-host of American Family Radio’s “JJ & Ron in the Morning” show. For 5 years he had the pleasure of making listeners laugh, think and draw closer to God on AFR, an American Christian radio network of over 72 stations.
In addition to overseeing Kelley’s Katch Caviar, Ron owns two successful businesses. Optimus Media, a web design and web hosting company. Ron has owned and operated it since 2000. In March of 2017, Ron became a certified Rapid Results Coach and has been sharing his business and career success knowledge with clients.
Ron and his wife, Joni (Hutchinson) Shank, have 3 boys (JB, Caleb and Jon Garrett) and 2 dogs and live in Savannah TN.