Ron is Miami Zoo's Communications and Media Relations Director
Born February 28, 1960 in New York City and is married with two children.
Ron has worked with wildlife for over 30 years and has had the privilege of having “hands-on” experience with a tremendous variety of animals. As Zoo Miami’s “Goodwill Ambassador”, he has made frequent television appearances on many programs including, “National Geographic Explorer”, the “Today Show”, “The Late Show with David Letterman”, “CBS’ The Early Show”, “Dateline” and “CNN”. Ron is also a regular guest on several Spanish language television programs including international hits “Sabado Gigante” and “Despierta America”. In addition, he has written and produced many wildlife articles and award-winning photographs that have appeared in publications and galleries around the world. He has traveled extensively throughout Africa, India and Tropical America while developing and directing award-winning conservation projects and documentaries focusing on the wildlife of those regions.