Owner, Broker of Record
Ron Sloan brings practical experience as an entrepreneur and business consultant to the Sunbelt team. Originally from Montreal, Ron attended Concordia University and McGill. His MBA in Marketing served him well when launching and running several very successful manufacturing businesses in Florida. He returned to Canada after selling his Florida businesses, to become Marketing Director of Coca-Cola Canada. He was later recruited to build the global wine business of the Seagram organization.
In the early 90’s Ron joined the Boston-based Forum Corporation to provide corporate training and consulting to the banking, brokerage and insurance industry. He pioneered internet-delivered training with Canada’s major banks and government. He became an industry expert in the delivery of training electronically and started his own eLearning newsletter which was well-subscribed by the Fortune 500.
He was invited to join Accenture, the largest consulting company in the world, (formerly Andersen Consulting) as an industry expert in eLearning. In this capacity he provided electronic commerce strategy consulting with clients such as GE Capital, Merrill Lynch, John Hancock Insurance, Solomon, Smith Barney, US Postal Service and Bank America. While at Accenture, his company filed 28 patents for innovations that Ron was responsible for developing.
After 9-11, Ron decided not to fly to the US every week and started his own consulting practice in Toronto. Clients included The Ontario Securities Commission and Mastercard Canada. Ron was actively looking to buy a business in 2003 and was disappointed with the resources available. He researched the best of the industry – and joined Sunbelt in Toronto to provide higher quality business brokerage services to individuals and companies.