Ron Lumbra is a Managing Director and Co-Leader of the Russell Reynolds Associates CEO and Board Services practice in the Americas. He has more than 14 years of experience advising prominent global organizations on board director recruitment, CEO recruitment, and board/CEO succession planning. In addition, Ron has significant expertise advising on building boards in post-bankruptcy and other restructuring scenarios. Ron previously co-led the firm's operations in the Americas and before that ran the New York and Houston offices.
Prior to joining Russell Reynolds Associates in 1998, Ron was with Amoco Corporation, where he served as Regional Vice President for Latin America in their Power Resources business. Previously, he was Vice President for the Americas at The AES Corporation. Before that, he was a Principal with the Trammell Crow Company. Ron began his career as a sales engineer at Hewlett-Packard.
Additional Professional Activities
Ron is a member of the Board of Directors of KaBOOM!, a national nonprofit dedicated to creating playspaces for children. He was formerly a Board Director for the Alumni Association of the University of Vermont, the Harvard Business School Club of Greater New York and the Houston Youth Symphony.
Ron received his B.S. in mechanical engineering from the University of Vermont and his M.B.A. from Harvard Business School.