Ronnie is a native and lifelong resident of Fellowship, Mississippi – a rural community situated in the east central part of the state.  He grew up immersed in the family business of cattle, timber and land and crop management. After earning a BS degree from the University of Southern Mississippi in 1984 he assumed operational responsibility of the Hamrick Farm, Beef Cattle, Land and Timber enterprise that continues to this day.

Beginning in 1998 Ronnie entered into the energy development and transportation industry.  Early exposure included experience as a purchasing agent, equipment operator, construction supervisor, utility inspector and environmental coordinator.  In 2002 Ronnie began to specialize in the area of environmental oversight, remediation and restoration – as specifically related to FERC monitored projects.  He holds multiple DOT and OSHA construction, inspection, safety and environmental certifications.

Ronnie has worked in every region of the country and operationally interacted with major energy companies to include El Paso Energy, Southern Natural Gas, Centerpoint Energy, Texas Gas, Gulf South, Kinder Morgan and others. 

Ronnie is married and is the father of two children, Lauren 18 and Jared 14. Choose letter writers carefully only use the link request letters from professors in whose classes you earned a’s or mentors with whom you established a strong rapport