Ron Oakley


Ron Oakley is a construction and engineering industry veteran with more than 40 years of experience in strategy, sales, marketing, and operations.


Ron served in leadership positions of companies including M+W, The Shaw Group, Skanska, and Fluor. Ron spent 24 years at Fluor, first joining the company’s project controls department. He later became the operating group executive at Fluor responsible for a variety of business sectors, including industrial, infrastructure and government. Under his leadership,the Fluor Infrastructure Group grew from a $20 million-per-year services business to one of the largest infrastructure development companies in the world, delivering projects like the E470 Toll Road in Denver, the South Carolina Conway By-Pass and the Texas SH130 highways as well as the London Underground Connect PFI and the Netherlands High Speed Train.


Ron is a proud Clemson University graduate with a degree in Building Construction.


He joined the Thompson Holdings Board of Directors in 2018.