RON SHULTIS, DIRECTOR OF POLICY AND RESEARCH
Ron serves as the Director of Policy and Research for both the Beacon Center and Beacon Impact. In his role Ron leads and conducts Beacon Center’s research and helps to shepherd Beacon Impact’s legislative agenda through the General Assembly. Ron comes to Beacon after several years in Chicago, IL working as a corporate immigration paralegal for Zulkie Partners LLC, a nationally recognized boutique immigration law firm. Here he assisted with foreign nationals’ nonimmigrant visa and permanent residency applications. Prior to living and working in Chicago, Ron served as a legislative aide for the House Majority Whip of the Georgia General Assembly, successfully helping to analyze and summarize legislation for the House Republican Caucus.
Ron received his Bachelor’s of International Relations and Modern Languages from Georgia Tech. Outside of work, Ron is an avid golfer, amateur homebrewer and spends his fall Saturdays watching his Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets and Sundays watching the Green Bay Packers with his wife Kristen.
- Favorite Drink: Leinenkugel Oktoberfest or Courvoisier VSOP if I’m feeling fancy
- Best Recently Read Book: Chop Wood Carry Water by Joshua Medcalf
- Guilty Pleasure: Binge watching Epic Rap Battles of History Youtube series
- Random Fact: I have omphalophobia, the severe and irrational fear of belly buttons