Ron Schmitt |

Ron Schmitt

Ron Schmitt has been named executive

director of the Sparks Chamber of Commerce.

He’ll begin work in the position Oct. 1.

Schmitt previously was vice-president and

owner of Reno Construction, Inc., a firm he

launched in 1998. He has worked for

Q & D Construction as a project manager

and as the maintenance supervisor for the

Reno Housing Authority.

He also is a member of the Sparks City


In the community, Schmitt serves on the

Law Enforcement Chaplaincy Board and is a

law enforcement chaplain. He serves as the

deacon for his parish. His memberships

include the Sparks Chamber of Commerce,

Reno/Sparks Chamber of Commerce,

Associated Builders and Contractors,

EDAWN and WIN. He is a past member of

the Sparks Planning Commission, RTC

Disability Advisory Board and Sparks

Citizens’ Advisory Council.