Ron Unger

Ron Unger

Founder & Chairman

Ron founded WorkSmart in 2001 and led the team as President until 2017. During his tenure, WorkSmart expanded across several states through organic growth and several business acquisitions. In 2017, Ron transitioned to Chairman of WorkSmart, and Clay Harris was promoted to President. Ron remains a major shareholder and continues to advise the leadership team.

Ron was elected to the Board of Koniag, Inc. in 2004, has served as Chairman since 2012, and was hired as their CEO in 2017.  Koniag is a diversified, technical services firm with 1,200 employees and customers across the energy, healthcare, federal government, and manufacturing sectors.

Ron graduated from the Georgia Institute of Technology with an engineering degree, and he earned an MBA from the University of North Carolina, Kenan-Flagler Business School.

Ron lives in Chapel Hill, NC with his wife Fabi and three daughters – Sofia, Stella, and Scarlett.  The Unger family cherishes their time together; they can often be found enjoying the outdoors, visiting people and places of the world, and creating music.