Ron is currently the president of Kelley’s Katch Caviar; Owner of Optimus Media; and Rapid Results Coach at Ron Shank Coaching.
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. Ron served much of that time, as Program Director for the inspirational music network.
Today, besides overseeing Kelley’s Katch Caviar, Ron owns two successful businesses. Optimus Media is a web design and web hosting company Ron has owned and operated since 2000.
In March 2017, Ron became a certified Rapid Results Coach and has been sharing his business and career success knowledge with clients.
Ron is a veteran of the United States Air Force.
Ron and his wife, Joni (Hutchinson) Shank, have 3 boys (JB, Caleb, and Jon Garrett) and 2 dogs and live in Savannah TN.