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Ron Eritano

The newest partner at The Normandy Group, Ron Eritano previously served as the firm's Director of Federal Affairs for the past 8 years. Throughout his tenure at the firm, he has developed a great amount of experience navigating the complexities of the federal government, working extensively with both the Administration and Congress. With a strong understanding of client priorities, Ron has been able to successfully navigate both the federal grant process and a difficult legislative environment to the benefit of The Normandy Group’s customers.

Prior to joining The Normandy Group, Ron had five years of experience on Capitol Hill in both the House of Representatives and Senate. This included serving as a Senior Legislative Assistant for Representative Lloyd Doggett. In this capacity, Ron managed a number of issues for the Congressman, including: foreign affairs; trade; financial services; defense; homeland security; education; environment; energy; and technology. In addition, he assisted closely in the carrying out of the Congressman’s appropriations initiatives, as well as the Congressman’s participation on the House Committee on Ways and Means. Previously, Ron also served in several legislative roles for Senator Frank Lautenberg. Each of these experiences have given him a strong understanding of the federal legislative process and helped establish a number of close relationships in Congress. In addition to his time in Washington, D.C., Ron worked in a business strategy capacity for three Fortune 500 corporations: General Motors, FedEx, and Bayer Corporation. Ron has also clerked in the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control’s Legal Counsel Office and with the law firm of Sowell, Gray, Stepp & Laffitte in Columbia, SC.

Ron received a J.D. and MBA from the University of South Carolina. Additionally, he earned a Bachelor of Science in Finance from the University of Maryland and a certification in EU business management from the Otto Beisheim Graduate School of Management in Koblenz, Germany.