Ronald Taylor

Ronald Taylor
Civil Group, LLC

About Ronald

B.S. '77, Electrical Engineering, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Fountain Hills, Ariz.

Ronald Taylor retired in 2007 as general manager of the Integrated Space Systems Division at General Dynamics. He had P&L responsibility for integrating end-to-end communication solutions for mission critical applications, including high performance satellite design and integration; satellite communication; satellite operations; and specialized payloads.

Taylor served in Vietnam and received an honorable discharge from the U.S. Navy, then earned his bachelor’s degree with honors in electrical engineering from UNL. He joined Motorola in 1977, launching a 30-year career in aerospace and defense with numerous assignments of increasing responsibilities, including 24 years with Motorola and six years with General Dynamics after an acquisition of Motorola’s Defense Business in 2001.

In addition to pursuing graduate studies at Arizona State University, Taylor is a graduate of the executive program at the University of Virginia’s Darden Graduate School. He is a member of Tau Beta Pi and Eta Kappa Nu honor societies and served as a governor-appointed member of the Arizona Space Commission from 1991 through 2005.