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Ronald V Stone

Status: SILVER
Member Year: 1987

Education:
  • MA, 1960, BRIGHAM YOUNG UNIVERSITY
  • BS, 1949, UNIV OF CA -BERKELEY
  • AA, 1947, UNIV OF CA -BERKELEY
Expertise:
Real Estate

Biography:
Partner broker of Stone and Associates, involved in Real Estate and Property Management. Served on many boards, including Boy Scouts of America, Doctor's Hospital of Modesto, Building Industry Association of Central California, McHenry Mansion Foundation. Served as Bishop, Mission President, MTC President in Argentina, and Regional Representative of Twelve Apostles in Oregon, Mexico, and California. Directed his own dance orchestra and annual church presentation of Handel's Messiah. Played varsity football for the University of California Berkeley.

Management Philosophy:
The best executive is the one who has sense enough to pick good men (and women) to do what he wants done, and self restraint enough to keep from meddling with them while they do it. Give credit where credit is due.

Personal Philosophy:
1. 'Prophet' and 'profit' are both benevolent words. 2. "Understand people as they are, not as you are". --Brigham Young

Family Profile:
Six children--Ronald J., Kathleen S. Wood, Suzanne, Leslie S. Eriksson, David Edward, and Stephen J. Many grandchildrean (27) and great-grandchildren (7).

Hobbies and Interests:
Snow-skiing, music (composition, directing, listening in the audience), spectator sports, home maintenance

Favorite Book:
Book of Mormon

Favorite Movie:
Sound of Music

Favorite Quote:
'It is better to be trusted than to be loved' --Anonymous 'Be on time. If you are not 5 minutes early, you are late.' --O. Leslie Stone

Favorite Scripture:
Proverbs 3:5-6

Favorite Food:
Leg of Lamb, baked potato, petite peas, and sundae

Favorite Vacation Spot:
Northstar at Tahoe