Ron Tritschler

Ron Tritschler 2024-03-29T19:31:36+00:00

Ron Tritschler joined The Webb Companies in 1987 and serves as a Director, Chief Executive Officer and Senior Legal Counsel. He provides general corporate and real estate legal advice, personnel management, and oversight of the Company’s leasing, management, and financing activities.

The Webb Companies develops and manages a broad range of commercial real estate. Since its inception, it has developed approximately 5.5 million square feet of industrial, office, retail, and hotel space. Recently it completed the City Center development, a major block in the center of downtown Lexington, Kentucky that includes an office tower with 3 levels of luxury condominiums, Marriott Hotel, Residence Inn, underground parking garage, 10,000 square foot Jeff Ruby’s Steak House, and retail space.

Upon graduation from law school, Ron was employed for 11 years as bank legal counsel for Toledo Trustcorp, a publicly traded bank holding company. His responsibilities included providing lega1 counsel relative to regulatory and general corporate matters including mergers and acquisitions, as well as serving as Vice President of Sea Gate Community Development Company, a community development subsidiary that he helped organize that was involved with the redevelopment of downtown Toledo and a number of inner-city projects.

Since 2002 Ron has served on the Board of Tr ustees and is a member of the Audit (Chairman) and Governance Committees of Unified Series Trust Mutual Funds, a compilation of 29 publicly traded mutual funds and ETFs associated with Ultimus Funds Solutions. Also, he and a group of investors formed The Lexington Bank for which he served as a member of the Board of Directors until it was acquired by First State Bank of the Southwest. Since the time of the acquisition in 2000, Ron has served on the Board of Directors of First State Bank of the Southeast and serves as a member of its Audit and Personnel Committees, Vice Chairman of the Directors’ Loan Committee, and Director of Mountain Valley Insurance, a bank affiliate. Former Board positions include Traxx Companies which owned and operated 30 Shell Convenient Stores; Three Papas, the Papa John’s franchisee for Russia; and S.P.C. Electronics Corporation, a minority-owned manufacturer of auto wire harnesses. Recently he was selected to serve on the Advisory Board of Level 6 Cybersecurity Company, a start-up firm.

Ron has a passion for working with charitable, professional, and nonprofit organizations. In addition to currently serving as a member of the Baldwin Wallace University School of Business Advisory Board and Coaches For Kids (benefitting UK Childrens’ Hospital) he was recently selected to serve on the Board of the Downtown Lexington Management Commission. He formerly participated in such organizations as Commerce Lexington (Chamber of Commerce) as a Director on the Executive and General Boards; Board Member and Chairman of Blue Grass Tomorrow; Chairman and Board Member of the Lexington Convention and Visitors’ Bureau , including its Finance and Tax Improvement District Exploratory Committees; Trustee and Secretary of the Board of Lexington Catholic High School; member of the St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Church Parish Council; President of Toledo Neighborhood Housing Services; member of Toledo Private Industry Council; member of University of Toledo Community and Technical College Management Technology Advisory Board; and currently is a member of such professional organizations as the Kentucky and Fayette County Bar Associations and C-Pal (commercial real estate professionals). While attending Baldwin Wallace University, he was responsible for establishing a Veterans Affairs Office.

Ron earned his Bachelors Degree in Business Administration from Baldwin-Wallace University; a Juris Doctorate from the University of Toledo College of Law; and MBA from the University of Toledo Graduate School of Business.

Ron and his wife reside in Lexington, Kentucky. Their two children also reside there.

Chief Executive Officer Senior Legal Counsel