Ron completed his apprenticeship as a Radio Mechanic with Markwell Chandlery in 1990. He then went on to gain experience servicing and repairing Gyro Compasses with Ansett Technologies. In 1994 James Marine Electronics was formed through the partnership of Ron and Lisa. The company slowly progressed from working on commercial fishing vessels, then on to navy vessels and high seas shipping as well.
With time and training Ron has gained extensive experience in a wide range of navigational and communication equipment. Furthermore James Marine Electronics has formed strong ties with TMQ Electronics, JN Taylor & Co, Electrotech Australia and Skippers Technology, allowing them the opportunity to supply and service all leading brands of equipment.