Ron Tarrson, MBA ’72 (XP-31)
Managing Partner and Director, Santa Fe Aero Services
Ron Tarrson is the managing partner and director of Santa Fe Aero Services and The Jet Center Santa Fe, suppliers of avionics, maintenance, fuel, hangar and concierge services for private and corporate aviation at the Santa Fe, NM Regional Airport. He formerly worked for the John O. Butler Company, where he held numerous positions, including corporate director, treasurer, COO, and president. After selling to Sunstar of Japan, which took the public company private, he served for two years as vice chairman. Tarrson received his bachelor’s degree from the University of Illinois and his MBA from Chicago Booth. He serves in leadership roles for many foundations that focus on the airline industry. Tarrson recently served on the Council on Chicago Booth and is currently on the advisory council for the Rustandy Center for Social Sector Innovation.