Ronald K. Sable is president of Concord Solutions Ltd., a business consulting practice for commercial and non-profit entities. He is Chairman of the Board of the University of Arizona Center for Leadership Ethics in the Eller College of Management, a member of the Board of Paragon Space Development Corporation, IDAir Corporation, and the DM 50. He was a senior executive at The Aerospace Corporation, and McDonnell Douglas Corporation, where he led government relations for the $18B firm.
Before joining McDonnell Douglas, he was Special Assistant to President Reagan for National Security Affairs. In that role he was the lead White House liaison with the U.S. Senate on defense, foreign policy, intelligence, arms control and banking issues.
He served as an Air Force pilot (Colonel) and was an Outstanding Graduate of the Air War College. A graduate of Iowa Wesleyan College (BS), he has an MS in International Relations from Southern Illinois University and a Doctorate of Humane Letters (honorary) from Iowa Wesleyan. He is a graduate of the Harvard University Program in National & International Security, the Wharton School Executive Program in Finance, the UCLA Anderson School Program in Mergers and Acquisitions, and the Capitol University School of Banking.
He is the former Chairman of the United Way of Tucson and Southern Arizona and the recipient of the 2011 United Way "Live United" award for community service, he also is a recipient of the Distinguished Alumni Award from Iowa Wesleyan, the George Washington Honor Medal, the Distinguished Flying Cross, Meritorious Service Medal and the Air Medal (3 OLC), and is a licensed commercial pilot with instrument and type rating.
His views on subjects ranging from board of director responsibilities to national security, ethics in leadership and the challenges of our environment have been featured at the United Nations, in the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, the Washington Post, Fast Company Magazine, The Arizona Star, and on NPR.