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Ronald A. Okum

Ronald A. Okum

Appointed by
Board of Supervisors

Term expires
12-31-19

Education Requirements
In Process of Meeting Requirements

Mr. Okum moved to California in 1960 and since 1966 has been a benchmark performer, working as an instructor and keynote speaker, in life underwriting. He has been a consistent recipient of the National Association Life Underwriter's National Quality and National Sales achievement award and the recipient of nearly every service and achievement honor from American United Life and Ohio National Life Insurance Company. His experience also includes investment counseling, real estate packaging, and developing commercial and hotel properties.

His notable accomplishments include:

  • President and Founder, Okum Insurance Company
  • Member, California State University, Los Angeles Foundation
  • Member, San Marino School Foundation
  • Chair, Parents Association, University of Southern California
  • Chair, Loyola Marymount University Parents Association
  • Regent, Loyola Marymount University (1992-present)
  • Chairman, The Almansor Center
  • Chair Elect, Board of Directors, Methodist Hospital Foundation
  • Past President, Tournament of Roses (2002)
  • BA, California State University, Los Angeles
  • MA, California State University, Los Angeles
  • Married for 49 years, with two daughters and six grandchildren
  • Enjoys golf, tennis, jogging, swimming, and skiing