Ron Saffieri is a senior executive with over forty years of professional experience. Ron’s professional experience includes Things Remembered (CEO); KB Toys (CEO); Lil Things, a start-up kid’s business (CEO); and Borders Group (President of Waldenbooks, Outlet Stores, Chief Administrative Officer of Borders Group). Ron has also served on multiple boards, including CSSI, Harold’s Stores, Craft & Hobby Association, Natural Wonders, First Agricultural Bank/Bank of Boston, Norman Rockwell Museum, Adelphi University, and the Parent’s Advisory Board at the University of Texas.
Ron is married with five children. He received his BBA and MBA from Adelphi University. He was the president of the SAE fraternity, a 3-year starting member of the baseball team, a 4-year member, and a squash team captain. Ron was elected to the Adelphi Hall of Fame in 1997. He received multiple academic and athletic awards. Ron also attended the Harvard Executive Management program. Walk the Talk America is thrilled to add someone with Ron’s experience to our board.