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Ron Linton

Emeritus

Ron Linton was founder, president and chief executive officer of LMRC, Ltd. for 27 years. Ron maintained an active “of counsel” relationship with Carmen Group for many years after it acquired LMRC 1994.

He specializes in transportation and water resources and has served as executive director of several associations in these fields. Before founding the original LMRC in 1967, Ron served in high-level positions in Congress, including chief clerk of the Senate Public Works Committee. He worked on John F. Kennedy's 1960 presidential campaign and was later named director of Economic Utilization Policy at the Department of Defense.

Ron has a distinguished record in civic affairs. He is a founder of the National Urban Coalition and chaired a task force on environmental health. He is the author of the book Terracide: America's Destruction of Her Living Environment. He has served as a visiting fellow in urban and environmental studies at Renssalaer Polytechnic Institute; has been chairman of the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority; and in 1996, headed a task force on the future of Washington's New York Avenue, a major entryway into the capital city. For 25 years he has been a reserve police officer in the Metropolitan Police Department of the District of Columbia, rising to the level of assistant chief.