Ron joined Bel Air Investment Advisors LLC in 2003 as an investment advisor. Prior to joining Bel Air, Ron was a Senior Managing Director at Gerard Klauer Mattison & Co., Inc., an investment bank headquartered in New York. Before GKM, Ron was a partner of the Beverly Hills-based law firm Weissmann, Wolff, Bergman, Coleman, & Silverman for 15 years; earlier he was a partner of the Los Angeles law firm Manatt, Phelps, Rothenberg & Tunney. Ron started his legal career as a trial attorney with the United States Department of Justice, Antitrust Division.
Ron has been on the Board of Directors of the City of Hope, as well as Cedars-Sinai Medical Center. Ron has also been active in Jewish Federation activities, leading the Los Angeles chapter on its first mission to Cuba in 1999. Ron has also served on the Board of Trustees of Children Institute Inc. Ron is the founder and chairman of the Matthew Silverman Memorial Foundation, a public charity which is raising awareness and hopefully preventing teen suicide.
He received his B.A. degree from Pennsylvania State University, and a J.D. degree from George Washington University Law School.