Ron Gushulak is a member of the Malibu Group’s board of advisors. He has extensive experience in business acquisitions, financial and operations roles, service and manufacturing industries and multi-location businesses.
After earning a BBA Degree in Accounting from Lakehead University in Ontario, Canada in 1986, Ron worked with Coopers & Lybrand in Toronto in the Audit and Management Consulting Groups, serving clients in financial services, insurance, manufacturing and mining.
He has also held the position of Controller for a division of a large mining engineering company where he was responsible for finance, administration, and the establishment of international business units and financial and tax compliance in Indonesia, New Zealand and Australia. He played a key role in the transaction to sell the division in 1992.
From 1993 to 2003, Ron held several financial and operations positions including Controller, Director of Operations, and Vice President in the Sales and Operations groups of a multi-location NASDAQ and NYSE company. While in these roles, he was involved with over 200 business acquisitions and the integration of those businesses into the consolidated group. From 1999 to 2001, as Vice President – Operations, Ron was part of the senior management team that restructured the company’s 1200+ business locations and reorganized the company during Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection.