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CSU Foundation Board Chair Ronald R. Barhorst and Mitzi Barhorst

​Ronald R. Barhorst is chair of the CSU Foundation. He is retired as president and chief executive officer of ING Financial Advisers, LLC and Systematized Benefits Administrators, Inc. and has been head of national accounts, healthcare and government markets.

Prior to his tenure with ING, Mr. Barhorst served as director of residential services for Montgomery County Board of Mental Retardation and Development Disabilities. He was Treasurer for the Ohio Private Residential Services Association and Executive Director of Choices in Community Living, a non-profit organization he developed. Mr. Barhorst has served on numerous non-profit boards, including the California Business Roundtable for Education Excellence.

Mr. Barhorst and his wife, Mitzi Barhorst, have been long-time supporters of the CSU Foundation's CSU Trustees’ Award for Outstanding Achievement and recently endowed a scholarship for the Trustees' Award.

Mr. Barhorst holds a bachelor of science degree in biology from Wright State University. 

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