Ron Blair

Ron Blair

President & Chief Operating Officer

Based in Los Angeles, Ron’s focus is executing client search engagements for CFO/Finance Executives, Controllership, and mid-management roles in finance and accounting for emerging, mid-market and Fortune 1000 clients. He is COO and Secretary of the Board for Century Group International and co-founder of Century Group Professionals LLC, which provides project and interim services in accounting and finance.

Thought Leadership

Ron has served as a judge for the CFO of the Year Awardsis a frequent speaker to professional groups and associations, and has contributed articles on career search to ExecuNet’s CareerSmart Advisor, The Daily Deal, The Business Edge and AFP’s Futures in Finance newsletter.

Beyond Century Group

Ron currently serves as Director for CFOLA, and as a Board member and committee chair for EO – Entrepreneurs’ Organization. He has previously served on the Board of Directors for Glendale Memorial Health Foundation, ranked one of America’s Top 50 Hospitals and Prototypes. He is also a member of Financial Executives International.

Before Century Group

Prior to joining Century Group, Ron was with the OC practice of RH Management Resources, a $500m division of a Fortune 1000 company. Previously, he was a Senior Consultant with Peterson Consulting – now Navigant Consulting (NYSE) – consulting with financial institutions and government agencies on restructuring, finance and transaction advisory. He began his career in public accounting and is a graduate of the University of Redlands, with a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting.