Ron Smedley

Ron is President of Synergistic Resource Associates (SRA), a full-service human resource/development consulting firm, located in Placentia, California. Client’s range from worldwide organizations, such as Toyota Motor Sales, United Airlines, the Canadian government, and Pricewaterhouse Coopers, as well as, organizations supporting ministries such as Forest Home Conference Center, Compassion International, Turning Point Ministries, Evangelical Christian Credit Union, and Christian Leadership Alliance. In 1993, Ron was presented with an honorary degree in Human Resource Management while in Kiev, Ukraine, as a result of consulting and training in the areas of team building and leadership with the Government Ministers and newly formed Company Owners of the country.

Besides working full-time consulting, Ron has instructed at Biola University since 1979 and currently teaches in both the Masters’ in Organizational Leadership and BOLD programs. In addition, he facilitates Ethics and Strategic Processes for Human Resource professionals through Claremont Graduate University.


  • MS, (Industrial and Organizational Psychology), California State University, Long Beach, CA

  • BA, (Psychology), Biola College (University), La Mirada, CA