Ron Marcolin

Ron Marcolin

Director, Trans Canada Trail Foundation Board
New Brunswick

Ron Marcolin is a seasoned business executive with 30+ years’ experience in various senior management roles in Calgary and Saint John.

He is Divisional Vice President of Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters (CME) and represents membership in all provincial government advocacy, public policy, training programs and services, events and education. CME helps increase manufacturing output and value-added exports by calling on industry, government and all public and private supporting institutions to focus efforts on developing a skilled workforce, supporting innovation and commercialization, increasing investment in and leveraging new technologies, opening new markets, and ensuring a competitive environment in which to manufacture, innovate and grow.

Ron earned his Bachelor of Arts in Marketing from the University of Western Ontario (Western) in London, Ontario, and a Diploma in Petroleum Land Management from Mount Royal University in Calgary, Alberta. He is a native of Trail, British Columbia, and began his career in the petroleum industry in Alberta shortly after graduation. He pivoted to marketing as a member of Calgary’s Olympic Winter Games Organizing Committee (OCO’88) leading up to and including Calgary welcoming the world during 1988.

Since then, he has worked in the professional services industry with Deloitte, in both Calgary and Saint John, as well as in the consulting world with Ducks Unlimited Canada and Voice of The Client Inc.

As an active member in the community, he has served on the Board of Directors of the Saint John Regional Hospital Foundation and as Chair of The United Way of Greater Saint John, as well as Chair of various committees within the Saint John Board of Trade, the Alberta Children’s Hospital Foundation and the Calgary Chamber of Commerce. Leading up to and including 2012, he Chaired the Memorial Cup Bid Committee for the Saint John Sea Dogs Major Junior Hockey Club.

Ron joined the Trans Canada Trail Foundation Board in 2024.