Meet the Team
CEO & Founder
Ron is a globally experienced organizational transformation specialist sought out by boards to help them navigate some of the toughest operating environments within the consumer products, technology, and retail sectors. His leadership has rapidly transformed underperforming businesses and operating groups as well as non-profits to create measurable results in extraordinarily short timeframes.
He has held C-level roles as CEO of Barnes & Noble, Sears Canada, and Brookstone, as well as senior leadership positions at Sony, Toys R Us, Sears Holdings and Best Buy.
Ron has MBAs from Columbia Business School and London Business School. He is the co-founder, along with his wife, of the Ferguson Noonan Foundation, a 501(c)3 charity focused on educating underprivileged children.
Flaminia Ghia Trentino
Chief Digital Strategist
Customer Success Manager
Social Media Strategist
Accelerating your Progress
Valize offers a capability building approach that uniquely advances and accelerates your abilities.
Enable people to build capabilities at the speed of business
We want to be the company that helps you build a better future for your people, your community and your investors.
They guide what we do & what we create.