Ron Russell has extensive professional experience in facilities and construction project management for retail, commercial and industrial construction projects. He has served as facilities director of Universal Technical Institute since 2012. He also worked as a senior construction administrator for PBK Architects in Dallas for six years; as associate director of facilities technical services for Southern Methodist University for four years; and as a plant engineer in manufacturing facilities construction for Stanley Works’ mechanical tools division in Dallas. He has also served as regional maintenance supervisor for Toys “R” Us of Dallas; a construction project manager for the Plano ISD; and as a facilities specialist at Texas Instruments.
He holds a master’s degree in facilities management from Southern Methodist University and has developed and administered construction management training programs for various organizations.