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Ronald Dale Slager

wholesale-retail company executive

Ronald Dale Slager, American wholesale-retail company executive.

Background

Slager, Ronald Dale was born on October 16, 1952 in Kalamazoo. Son of Robert Peter and Ruth M. Slager.

Education

Student, Western Michigan University, 1970. Student, Michigan State University, 1971.

Career

Sales representative Investors Diversified Services, Minneapolis, 1971—1973. Sales representative, sales manager Dykema Office Supply, Kalamazoo, 1973—1977. Owner, manager Stage Lighting Distributors, 1974—1975.

Co-founder Hearing Aid Center Kalamazoo, 1976—1978. Vice president, secretary, director Hearing Aid Centers America Inc., Kalamazoo, since 1978. Principal R Slagers' Associates, since 1983.

Director Wizen Products Company Consumer High Technology. Treasurer MLR Inc., Kalamazoo, 1980—1982. Partner AZO Investments, Kalamazoo, since 1983.

Vice president HARC Mercantile Ltd., since 1984.

Membership

Member private industries Council Youth Steering Committee. Board directors Kalamazoo Youth for Christ, 1973, Youth Opportunities Unlimited Kalamazoo Inc., since 1980, Milwood Little League, 1982—1984. Member Michigan State Board Hearing Aid Licensing, since 1981.

Advisor Junior Achievement, Kalamazoo, 1978—1979. Member of Reformed Church, Council Assistive Devices and Listening Systems (co-founder), Michigan Manufacturers Association, American Auditory Society, Better Hearing Institute, A.G. Bell Association Deaf, Indiana Businessmen Association, Kalamazoo Chamber of Commerce, Sales and Marketing Executives, Ad Club Kalamazoo, American Management Association, Hearing Industries Association, Kazoo Ink Club (principal 1985), Sertoma Club (president 1976-1977, chairman 1977-1978, district governor Northwest Ohio-Michigan district 1978-1979).

Connections

father:
Robert Peter

mother:
Ruth M. Slager