Ron Unger serves as Koniag’s Chairman and CEO. 

Ron was elected to the Koniag Board in 2004 and has served as Board Chairman for the last 6 years. In his role leading the executive team, Ron works with Koniag’s business sectors to achieve growth targets, accomplish strategic goals, and ensure Koniag offers a range of meaningful benefits to its Shareholders. During his tenure as Chairman, Koniag has experienced continuous year-over-year financial growth while expanding its Shareholder benefits.  

Prior to joining Koniag’s executive team, Ron founded and led WorkSmart, an information technology services company on its multi-state expansion via organic growth and several business acquisitions. For 11 straight years, WorkSmart was recognized as one of the fastest growing, privately-held U.S. companies.  

Ron graduated from the Georgia Institute of Technology with an engineering degree, and he earned an MBA from the University of North Carolina, Kenan-Flagler Business School. 

Ron’s family is from Afognak, one of the Koniag Region’s original villages. Ron and his wife Fabi have three daughters – Sofia, Stella and Scarlett.  The Unger family cherishes their time together and they can often be found enjoying the outdoors, creating music and visiting people and places of the world.