DA Brazil Chair | DPCA Voting Representative

Ronny was born and raised in the Baltimore/Washington D.C. area and graduated from Emory University, Atlanta with a BA in Political Science.  During his senior year, Ronny served as a student volunteer in Jimmy Carter's “Peanut Brigade” and campaigned with the team in a couple of the primary states.  

Ronny spent the majority of his young adult years in California (16 in Los Angeles, 3 in San Diego + 3 stints in San Francisco) where he built a career in International Marketing and Business Development within the media/entertainment industry including senior positions with Disney, Sony Pictures and Twentieth Century Fox International.  In 1993, he obtained his MBA in International Business from the University of Southern California. 

In addition to time spent stateside, Ronny lived and worked in London during 3 years and spent another 20 years in Paris FRANCE where he acquired dual citizenship and was an active participant in Democrats Abroad France.  

More recently, Ronny taught at several Paris area business schools and served as Director International Development for Paris based NGO, Reporters Without Borders.  Now a full time resident in Curitiba BRAZIL, Ronny is looking to apply his lifelong dedication to the Democratic party and lead a motivated and dynamic team to reinvigorate and grow DABR’s membership base while augmenting the scope of its relevant actions.


Born/raised on the East Coast, built career in the West. Been global ever since. US/EU double nationality. International Biz Dev media/IP exec., now in Brazil.