Ron Gunter, Vice President of International Childcare
Ron currently serves as Vice President of International Childcare for Florida Baptist Children’s Homes and coordinates the work of Orphan’s Heart. Ron was born in Stuttgart, Germany, and grew up in Clarksville, TN where he received his Bachelor’s degree from Austin Peay State University. In 1989 he received his Master’s degree from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in Fort Worth, TX.
Prior to joining Florida Baptist Children’s Homes in 2008, Ron served as a Southern Baptist pastor in Kentucky, Tennessee, and Texas. He and his wife, Cynthia, and their three sons Samuel, Lee and Andrew, served with the International Mission Board in Eastern Europe, where Ron was the Strategy Associate for the Central Europe Field, overseeing work in Romania, Hungary, Moldova, the Czech Republic and Slovakia. After returning from the mission field, Ron served with the Baptist General Convention of Texas, first as Regional Associate for the Greater Houston Area, and then as COO/Associate Executive Director.
To contact Ron:
P.O. Box 8190
Lakeland, FL 33802