Bachelor of Science in Agricultural Economics, Cornell Univercity, 1958.
With, The Corporation Trust Company, 1959-1965; regional sales manager, Lord, Abbett & Company, 1977-1980; western manager, Lord, Abbett & Company, San Francisco, 1975-1977; partner, Lord, Abbett & Company, 1977-1980; senior partner, Lord, Abbett & Company, 1980-1983; chief marketing and operating officer, Lord, Abbett & Company, 1980-1996; director asset management, Lord, Abbett & Company, 1983-1984; managing partner, Lord, Abbett & Company, 1983-1996; also Chairman of the Board subsidiary fund corporations, Lord, Abbett & Company.
Member Cornell University Council. Member advisory council South Carolina Johnson Graduate School Management, Brunswick School. Trustee Greenwich Health Association, board directors.
Member Investment Company Institute (executive committee, board governors, member various committees), Securities Industry Association, Inc. (member investment companies committee 1985-1996, chairman 1983-1985), National Association Securities Dealers, Inc. (member investment companies committee, 1983-1996, chairman business conduct committee 1979), Bond Club New York Clubs: Wall Street (New York City).
Field of Greenwich (Connecticut), Round Hill. Burlinghame Country (Hillsborough, California). Waynesborough Country (Paoli, Pennsylvania).
Married Susan M. Eckert, April 21, 1963. Children: Ronald P. Junior, Charles R., Andrew E.