- Multi-faceted entrepreneur, business owner, investor and consultant with a strong background in strategy, operations management, finance, and marketing for business evolution and strategic growth.
- Major focus on vision and mission development and executive financial and marketing management with a small business and automotive industry concentration.
- Proven ability to execute to plan.
- Inspiring and educational public speaker with an engaging and down-to-earth manner.
RDS INVESTMENTS & RON STURGEON REAL ESTATE LP, Haltom City, TX
President March 2001 to Present
Investment management focused on commercial real estate development, leasing, and management.
- Manage staff including construction, property, and leasing managers.
- Oversee management of $30 million in owned commercial/industrial properties (15 properties totaling over 800,000 sf) and 11 tenants in the auto recycling business.
- Adept at construction management, including preparing scopes, soliciting bids, processing draws on multi-million dollar projects, preparing loan applications, managing lending relationships, negotiating leases and finish out, and managing construction to completion.
- Own and manage marketing strategies for successful self-storage business, Blue Mound Self Storage.
- Rent studios to health and beauty experts at Salon Galleria, which has multiple locations in the Fort Worth area.
- Additional information is at www.RDSRealEstate.com.
SALON AND SPA GALLERIA.com, Grapevine, Burleson and Arlington TX
President and founder January 2011 to Present
Developer of a multi-location spa and salon that offers tenants help building their following and becoming more successful business owners. Salon and Spa Galleria gives aspiring and established entrepreneurs the opportunity to achieve more by using the latest tools and working in desirable, high-traffic locations.
- Mentoring and monthly classes given by successful business builder Ron Sturgeon.
- Special seed money programs for beauty school graduates.
- Dedicated website with scheduling tools and in-house search marketing team.
- Salon social media presence and e-mail marketing support.
- Locations in Grapevine, Burleson and South Arlington, Texas, over 125 suites
- Visit SalonAndSpaGalleria.com.
DFW Elite Toy Museum.com .com, Haltom City, TX
President and founder January 2007 to Present
Creator of antique and rare toy museum in Fort Worth, Texas.
- Museum houses more than 3,000 rare toys, scale models.
- Includes rare Eva Braun Tippco Mercedes Toy.
- World’s largest collection of German driving school models.
- Several hand crafted scale models by Michelle Conti, model maker for Enzo Ferrari.
- Free and open to the public.
- Visit DFWEliteToyMuseum.com.
MR. MISSION POSSIBLE.com, Haltom City, TX
President and founder July 2003 to Present
Public speaker and coach for small business professionals and entrepreneurs. Based on my experience, the Mission Possible program teaches entrepreneurs how to achieve maximum success in business.
- Lead productive and informative business mentoring groups.
- Specialize in Internet-based business growth strategies, consulting with small businesses about SEO (Search Engine Optimization).
- Inspiring public speaker and entrepreneur.
- Regularly serve as a consultant in the areas of business growth and profit improvement.
- Member of National Speakers Association.
- Visit www.MrMissionPossible.com for more information.
- Author of several business books’ on entrepreneurship listed in books section.
- 409 Low-Cost Events that will Produce New Clients for Your Small Business in Any Economy, published by Mission Possible Publishing, August 2012
- Peer Benchmarking Groups, Story of Extreme Success, published by Mike French & Co. January 2012
- Getting to Yes with Your Banker, published by Mike French & Co. May 2010
- How to Salvage More Millions from Your Small Business published by Mike French & Co. Dec 2009
- Green Weenies and Due Diligence, published by Mike French & Co, Oct. 2005
- How to Salvage Millions, published by Mike French & Co., May 2002, (2nd printing June 2003)
- Salvaging Millions and Green Weenies have been translated and republished in Russian, Czechoslovakian, and Chinese.