Focused and influential, Ron Rand is the President & CEO of Rand Group and has over 20 years of experience in implementing ERP solutions for clients in distribution, construction, oil & gas, and the service industry. A dedicated leader, Ron has built Rand Group over the last 13 years to fit his vision of a business management solution partner that does more than simply deliver software, by also delivering results. Rand Group has experienced a 40% growth rate year over year, expanding to 4 new markets since inception. His keen eye for detail, technical aptitude and drive for helping transition businesses has helped him lead the charge in these developments.
Ron instills a culture of success through companywide dedication to treat each client with the utmost attention and respect; enjoying a 100% client satisfaction and 95% client retention rate, Rand Group holds true to its service delivery promises. A trained and professional CPA, Ron transitioned himself from the accounting practice to what he considered a more impactful career in business management technology. Drawing on his experience in compliance and quality assurance, coupled with his technical background, Ron has also been an integral part of several Microsoft initiatives, including as a member on the inaugural CAE Advisory Board for Great Plains Software.
Prior to forming Rand Group, Ron served as the Partner-in-Charge, Technology Consulting for Hein + Associates LLP. Ron holds a BS, Accounting from the University of Houston-Clear Lake, is a licensed CPA and has practical Microsoft Great Plains Application experience.
Beyond his professional dedication, Ron is extensively committed to the Texas business community at large and focuses much of his personal time on acting as a business leader within the community. He is an active participant and supporter of the Houston Human Society, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Houston, public television station HoustonPBS (KUHT), Houston Public Radio (KUHF), Houston Symphony, Alley Theatre and the Houston Zoo. He is also a past President of the International Association of Microsoft Certified Partners Houston Chapter and is a member of the American Institute of CPAs, Texas Society of CPAs, and Microsoft Partner Advisory Council.