Ron Wallace began duties as Vice President of Newspapers of Quincy Newspapers, Inc., and General Manager of The Quincy Herald-Whig, on Sept. 23, 2013. He was named publisher of The Herald-Whig, effective Jan. 1, 2018. Ron has more than 35 years of experience in newspapers and shoppers. For the past 10 years, he served as publisher of The Daytona Beach (Fla.) News-Journal and The Daily Commercial in Leesburg, Fla. Previously, he was a group publisher in Michigan and also has experience as a corporate vice president of sales, advertising/marketing director and has circulation and newsroom experience. Ron also has been active in many community activities. A native of Texas, he attended Texas A&M University. He and his wife, Pat, who is a native of the St. Louis area, have one grown child.