Making a Roadmap for 2024

Making a Roadmap for 2024

How Business Owners
Can Take the Next Step

By Jim Hinshaw

Ronald Lynn Smith

Ronald Lynn Smith

November 19, 1936 – December 21, 2023

HVAC legendary figure Ron Smith Passed Away on Dec. 21, 2023. He was more than our friend and colleague. He was a founder and original board member of Service Nation, successful business owner, entrepreneur, family man, gentleman farmer, active with his wife in their church and mission work, and world traveler.
Click on the link below to read more, including a tribute to Ron Smith by Service Nation founder, Matt Michel, as seen in the January issue of Contracting Business magazine.

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