Ron is a native of Chicago, having grown up a stone's throw from Wrigley Field, the home of World Series Champs the Chicago Cubs. He did his undergraduate training in Canada. After college Ron lived and worked in Germany for several years. The next job took him to France where he also earned his masters degree. Along the way he met Carol Gaddis soon to become Carol Doerksen who joined him there.
Carol grew up in the Deep South, graduated from the University of Alabama, and spent many years working for a faith based non profit on university campuses in the southeastern US. During those years she also did short term projects that took her to Poland and the former USSR. While spending two years in Budapest, Carol discovered a love of language learning which proved to be useful after she married Ron and moved to France.
The time in France provided many adventures. Together Ron and Carol have done extensive staff training and public speaking. 12 years ago Ron participated in a Lost Dutchman's Goldmine event. In the interim new work experiences were gained. Recently a window opened to pursue the dream of hosting Lost Dutchman's Goldmine business simulations. Team Trust was born.