Mr. Ron J. Gieser of Burleson, TX was born and raised in Illinois. He graduated from The University of Texas College of Pharmacy in 1962. Mr. Gieser opened Ron’s Apothecary Shop in Burleson, Texas in 1968 with his wife, Barbara. He opened Ron’s Apothecary Shop #2 (closed door pharmacy) in 1999. Mr. Gieser sold both to his son, Matt, in 2007, who is also a graduate of the UT College of Pharmacy. Mr. Gieser is a licensed pharmacist in Montana and Texas. Mr. Gieser was appointed to Texas Pharmacy Association Board of Directors in 1968 and served as its president from 1979-80. Mr. Gieser was the Bowl of Hygeia recipient in 1980, the Wm. J Sheffield recipient in 1983, president of the College of Pharmacy Alumni Association from 1983-1984, president of the APhA Academy of Pharmacy Practice from 1985-86, was the APhA Daniel B. Smith recipient in 1987, served as Mayor Pro Temon the Burleson City Council from 1970-76, was president of the Burleson Chamber of Commerce in 1971, and became a member of UT’s Chancellor Council in 2004. He enjoys spending time at his homes in Montana, Colorado, and Texas, as well as fly-fishing and watching Longhorn football games.