"Community banks are the backbone of small town America."
Ronald E. Roark has lived in Gig Harbor since 2002. He is the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Crown NorthCorp Inc. (Crown), an international specialty financial services firm that Ron co-founded in 1977. He has brought his experience with corporate policy, risk management, and asset management to many boards including: Crown Westfalen Bank, Bank of Maine, and Brown Gibbons and Lang Investment Bank. Currently Ron leads the revitalization efforts of the Gig Harbor Marina and Boatyard. He holds an undergraduate degree in marketing and finance from Drake University.