Professional Profile: Ron Carlstrom 2016

Ron Carlstrom - 2016

Name: Ron Carlstrom - 2016

Title: President and Owner

Company: Reel Big Media

Location: Lincoln, Rhode Island

Birthplace: Framingham, Massachusetts

Family: Wife - Marcy;  Daughter - Emerson, 4; Son - Benjamin, 1

College: University of Tampa, B.A. Communications

First job unrelated to your current field: My first job out of college was working for a Massachusetts property management company. I was part of the maintenance crew - which consisted of fixing roofs, cleaning gutters and patching ceilings.

What your firm does now and its plans for the future? Reel Big Media provides high-quality video production services for all types of industries including commercial real estate. We’ve been focusing recently on aerial drone video for commercial brokerage firms to help showcase some of their larger, more marketable listings.

Hobbies: Golfing, fishing, softball

Favorite novel: “Into Thin Air” by Jon Krakauer

Favorite film: “Dumb and Dumber”

Keys to success: Surround yourself with positive people. Success is contagious.

Person(s) you most admire (outside of family): Mark Cuban

If you had to choose a different profession, what would it be? Initially, I went to college to study law enforcement. I think it would be interesting to be a cop in a major city. Every day is something new.