Ron Austin, Managing Director

Ron Austin

With over thirty years of professional experience, Ron has established a trusted reputation as one of the foremost authorities in the planning, development and delivery of cultural performance venues and convening spaces. In 2002, at the urging of clients, Ron utilized his broad range of technical knowledge and specialized experience to launch Vital Management Solutions to provide executive level consultation services to this market sector. Under Ron’s leadership, VMS consistently provided an efficient and proactive process to clients, architects, contractors and facility operators, and an unsurpassed value to the successful completion of many performance venues across the US, Canada, Middle East, and Asia.

As Managing Director for VVA’s Cultural, Convening, and Performing Arts Venue Development sector, Ron combines his focused professional experience with VVA’s national project and cost management presence. Today, VVA is positioned to provide executive level management services covering every aspect of developing cultural and convening spaces, including complex performance and visual museum venues. With Ron, VVA continues to provide the exceptional integrated approach clients have come to expect.