Ron Hooper served as the gentleman NFRA National Director for Georgia until his retirement from that position on January 1, 2021. He is also active as leader in the Lanier Republican Assembly chapter and in the area surrounding Hall County, Georgia. He was born in Gainesville, Georgia and has been a lifelong resident, being married to his wife Patsy Lindsey for over 50 years. He graduated from Lanier Technical School & Gainesville College, and is certified in Team Building, Industrial Electrical applications, Electronics, and CAD design. Having served in the Army National Guard, he trained in infantry and radio communications. He’s also a member of the John Birch Society, the Lanier Tea Party, and the Sons of the American Revolution.
Ron worked as an electrician for multiple companies. He was a manager for mobile home and camper construction companies. Managed multimillion-dollar projects for Milliken and the Wrigley Company. Designed and managed installation of various electrical control systems, worked with several companies in the US and Europe to develop and purchase manufacturing equipment. He retired from Wrigley with 27 years’ service in 2007.