Ronald Coombs

Ronald Coombs

Ron Coombs is the Chief Financial Officer for Navigation Capital Partners and has a wide range of financial experience which includes private equity, strategic planning, financial services, small business, real estate development and nonprofits.

From 1995 to 2006 Ron was Chief Financial Officer of Mellon Ventures, from its creation in partnership with Mellon Financial Corporation, managing all financial operations, information technology, regulatory compliance and administrative matters of the firm as it expanded to 5 national offices with over 200 investors.  Mellon Ventures Invested $1.4 billion in 136 operating companies and 70 private equity partnerships.

Prior positions include, Chief Financial Officer at the nonprofits Blind and Vision Rehabilitation Services of Pittsburgh, and the Regional Industrial Development Corporation, an economic development, finance and real estate firm, which operates a $155 million portfolio of industrial and office space throughout Southwestern PA. Ron was also Chief Operating Officer of ImPACT Applications, Inc. a start-up software company and began his career as a Certified Public Accountant in the New York City office of Kenneth Leventhal & Co.

Ron was also a member of the executive committee and board of Lutheran SeniorLife, which manages residential living, personal care and assisted living services throughout Southwestern PA, including the region’s premier Alzheimer’s care program.

Ron received a Bachelor of Science degree from the State University of New York at Buffalo with concentrations in Accounting and Financial Analysis. Raised in central New York state, he and his wife Laura live in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and have two children.