Ron Urrutia, LCDR, USN (Ret)
First Vice President
Ron enlisted in the USN in 1964. He rose to the rank of Master Chief Petty Officer (E-9), and was then granted permanent status as a LDO Lieutenant, retiring in 1988 as a Lieutenant Commander. His awards include a Bronze Star for Urgent Fury (Grenada). After retirement he built two successful companies providing IT and Program services to DoD, including work for ASD R&D. He is currently a consultant and Chairman of the BOD for Smoky Mountain Pregnancy Care Center. Ron lives with his wife in Franklin near 8 of their 14 grandchildren.