Partner Ron Watson joined the team in 2020 and leads our St. Louis office. Prior to joining Dundee, Ron was with Lewis & Clark Ventures, a $129M venture fund in St. Louis, Missouri. At Lewis & Clark, he led investments in Beam Dental, Territory Foods, Summersalt and Waldo Photos. Ron also sourced the fund’s investments in Springbuk and Blue Medora. Before Lewis & Clark, Ron was a management consultant with A.T. Kearney where he led projects focused on strategy, sales effectiveness, M&A, and supply chain for over a dozen Fortune 500 clients.
Ron has a B.S. in Finance and Accounting from Indiana University, a M.A. in International Economics from the Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studied (SAIS) at Johns Hopkins, and a Ph.D in Political Science from Washington University in St. Louis. Ron is an avid golfer and a diehard Philadelphia Eagles fan.