Ron Shuffield is CEO of EWM Realty International (EWM), a 51-year old real estate brokerage with 10 offices in South Florida, and an affiliate of Christie’s International Real Estate. As a part-owner of EWM since 1984, Ron sold EWM in 2003 to an affiliate of Berkshire Hathaway. EWM has 800 associates and staff who are involved in $2.8 billion of South Florida real estate sales annually. Ron has been a member of the Coral Gables Chamber of Commerce for the past 31 years and was chairman in 1992-1993. He was also a founding member of the Coral Gables Community Foundation, where he also served as chairman. He is a past recipient of the Robert B. Knight Outstanding Citizen Award for his involvement in the Coral Gables Community. Ron has been a member of the Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce since 1977, where he currently serves as a member of the Board of Governors. He is also a founding member of the Beacon Council, Miami-Dade’s economic development agency, where he currently serves as a member of the Executive Committee. He was also honored in 2003 as an inductee into the South Florida Business Hall of Fame by The Florida Council on Economic Education, in 2010 as one of Miami’s “Ultimate CEOs”, and in 2013, he was awarded the “Power Leader” award by the Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce. Ron also serves on the boards of Baptist Health South Florida and the Florida International University Foundation. Ron is a graduate of the University of Tennessee and he has also been a member of the University Baptist Church in Coral Gables since 1976, where he is a past chairman of Deacons. He and his wife have three grown children.