Vice President and General Counsel
Ronda is LDI’s Vice President and General Counsel. In this role, she has overall responsibility for all legal matters including oversight of the external legal firms LDI retains. Her responsibilities also include Environmental, Health and Safety, Import/Export Compliance, Risk Management and Insurance. With extensive experience in mergers and acquisitions, as well as corporate ethics and business conduct, Ronda supports LDI’s growth initiatives in the United States and abroad. Ronda joined LDI from The Valspar Corporation where she was Associate General Counsel. At Valspar she was instrumental in establishing the company’s in-house legal department from the ground up and created the company’s global ethics program. Prior to her tenure with The Valspar Corporation, Ronda was a partner at Fredrikson & Byron in Minneapolis. She earned her J.D. degree cum laude at the University of Minnesota Law School and her Bachelor of Arts degree in political science summa cum laude at Gustavus Adolphus College in St. Peter, MN.