Ron Simmons is one of two District Directors for The University of Georgia Small Business Development Center. He works with multiple office throughout the state of Georgia and developmental efforts in his territories. Mr. Simmons received the ASBDC Star Performer Award in 1999 and 2011, for excellence in consulting as well as the ASBDC Extra Mile Award for his contributions to the disaster recovery services with the businesses of the Mississippi Gulf region following Hurricane Katrina. He was recognized as the Georgia SBDC Consultant of the Year in 2011. Mr. Simmons was one of the recipients for the Project of the Year Award for his team contributions in the Google Training Project and the Digital Marketing Bootcamp. His interests include retail management and theft prevention; marketing and sales training; as well as human resource planning and management. Organizational behavior and strategic planning for growth in the digital arena are areas of particular interest to him.
MBA, Mercer University (Marketing)
BBA, The University of Georgia (Management)