Here's what Ron Golden's clients have to say about his achievements.
New Bank Building - Stuart, FL
1/16/08 Sun American Bank, Robert Garrett, ESVP
"I am pleased to announce that Ron Golden has been promoted to SVP, Construction Loan Dept. Ron has been very effective and has made a significant impact on the assessment, and oversight of the banks construction projects."
9/29/06, Sun American Bank, Manny Valido, SVP
"I just wanted to mention that several customers have commented on the work that Ron has done in the design/construction of our branch in Coral Gables, Fl. The accomplishment at Coral Gables was remarkable considering all the other projects he was working on at the same time. We are fortunate to have Ron on our team."
Truckstop Remodel - Shreveport, LA
6/1/ 05, Kelly's Truck Stop, Alan Golman, owner
"Alan Golman brings in Ron Golden of Golden Eagle Design, a truck stop consultant and construction manager. Golden managed the 2 million dollar renovation/addition to Kelly's Truck Terminal on time and within budget."
6/16/05, The WhiteStone Group, Michael Holahan
"Kelly's shows Ron Golden's ability to turn older facilities around, he has done this many times going back to the days at both Travel Ports as well as T/A."
5/16/05, Media Max Co. Jann
"Kelly's renovations look great. They have really done a first class job on redesigning an old icon."
10/30/00, Fitzsimmons Systems Inc. Todd Fitzsimmons, Pres.
"I have admired your work and sincerely look forward to the opportunity to work with you on this project."
10/30/00,Larry Cook, Travel Plaza Industry Manager
"To have your recommendation is truly an honor; I respect you and your reputation."
New Travel Plaza - Erie, PA
9/18/00, Travel Ports of America, John Holahan, Pres.
"I think that your move into your own business is a great idea. The results that you obtained as VP Const. at Travel ports were outstanding. The projects that we undertook were state of the art in design for our industry and you were always on time and on budget. You have demonstrated your talent for functional design and an acceptable cost. I would be happy to recommend you to anyone in the industry that is seeking innovative thinking, combined with budgetary discipline."
9/20/00, Mr. Phil Saunders, The God Father of the Travel Plaza Industry "A very humble great guy"
"I owe my career in helping to develop, design and build the Travel Plaza Industry to this man who originally hired me in 1974 and then again in 1994."
"Congratulations on your decision to start a construction management business. Many things have happened since 1974. Over these years I have seen your vision of what makes a good travel center grow. Today you understand what makes the customer happy, but also what it takes to create a durable long lasting building. The culmination of this understanding lead to the construction of the finest and most efficient Travel Center ever built. Erie Pa. As you recently reminded me of one evening, a person had asked if you were an architect and I replied, 'He's better than an Architect.' Ron this says it all. WOW does it, Thank you Phil."
10/04/88, Jack Murray, VP Marketing, BP America
"Ron is able to communicate with anyone and effectively. With all he has to get accomplished it has occasionally been appropriate for him to be less than gentle, but has made more decisions – and good ones- in a day, than many others make in a month." "Note the use of appropriate"
4/17/87, James A. Haslam III, VP Pilot Oil
"I just wanted to drop you a note to let you know how I enjoyed our visit. I must say that all the positive things I have heard about Ron Golden proved to be true, and it was very refreshing to visit with someone like yourself who is so enthusiastic, outgoing, and into his job."
New Travel Plaza - Ontario, CA
10/3/83, W.E."Bill" Sheriff, President, Truckstops of America
"CONGRATULATIONS! Again you have exceeded your goals upon the successful completion of the Ontario, California project. Due to your leadership we have reached another major milestone in our growth for T/A. Expansion is the key to our continued growth and success, and the construction phase is the crucial starting point. Due to your dedicated efforts and support the Ontario location will continue to be "a site to behold."
9/13/82, D.H.Mays P.E. L.D. King Engineering
"Mr. Bill Sheriff, your reception on 8/31 by all measures was a success. T/A through its very competent management and active local representative, Ron Golden is establishing itself as a knowing and concerned company prepared to become a welcomed addition to the community."
9/14/79, Richard Headrick, President Headrick Sign Company
"Ron congratulations on your appointment to Director of Construction. It is a very big job as I am sure you are finding out but you have the qualifications to handle it. We have enjoyed the relationship between our companies and we will strive to do even a better job to you. May the Lord continue to bless you."
3/7/78, Gerald Beaton/Fernado Abundis, T/A Mgmt. Santa Rosa, NM
"Just wanted to say how pleased Fernado and I are with the Santa Rosa restaurant renovations, it was a pleasure to work with Ron Golden, a special thanks to him from the management and staff of Santa Rosa, NM."
3/7/77, Management@ T/A Maybrook, N.Y.
"We here at Maybrook realize it was an unusually trying winter. There were many times that progress was made when many construction crews would have used Mother Nature to slow or stop completely. But Ron kept everyone pushing on toward completion."
3/2/77, James Countryman, Palm Brothers Restaurant Designers/Suppliers
"Our company has been acquainted with Ron Golden for over the past 3 years. We have worked with him on our last 8 restaurant installations for T/A from New York to New Mexico. We have had excellent cooperation with Ron on these jobs during the installation of our equipment. He has acquired a great deal of knowledge during these projects about the engineering involved in designing and building restaurants, as well as how to install the equipment. We have found Ron very easy to work with, very cooperative, and one who can coordinate a difficult project under pressure."
11/17/75, John Grigsby, President, Grigsby Construction Co, Knoxville Tn.
"The undersigned has had the pleasure of working with Ron Golden during the construction of the 2 million dollar T/A, of which I was the General Contractor and Ron was the project manager for the owner, T/A. He participated fully in the everyday management of the project in a very efficient and diligent manner. He maintained excellent liaison and communication with the owner, architects as well as the general and sub-contractors in daily decisions common on a project this size. Ron is a young man with exceptional talents and drive and has contributed greatly to the excellent result of finishing the project on time and within budgetary limits."