Biography – Ron Shoopman

Ronald E. Shoopman, President, Brigadier General, USAF (retired)

Shoopman, RonRon Shoopman brings extensive military and business experience to his role as SALC president. As wing commander of the 162nd Fighter Wing, he commanded the largest Air National Guard Wing in the United States, consisting of more than 1,600 personnel and 85 aircraft, with an annual budget exceeding $125 million. Ron’s previous experience includes being district sales manager for Gates Learjet Corporation, a pilot for Continental Airlines and a U.S. Air Force pilot. He received professional military education at the Air War College and the Air Command and Staff College, and received his BS from Arizona State University in Aeronautical Technology.