Ronald Vrana has a varied background in the business and equine worlds. Currently a thoroughbred owner, Vrana
starting in the business world with positions in sports information at the college level, and public relations and
promotions as the public relations director for the Richmond Braves Baseball Club, the former triple-A affiliate of
the Atlanta Braves. Since 1995, Vrana has been a licensee for National Scouting Report owning territories in
Pennsylvania, Ohio, and West Virginia where he has assisted over 2,600 high school athletes earn college athletic
scholarships. In addition, Vrana is the owner of Paramount Scouting Bureau, an events company since 1997 running
baseball, basketball and softball showcases that draw athletes and college coaches from across the United States and
Canada. For several years, his Beast of the East baseball showcase was the largest baseball showcase in the country.
He also has promoted mixed martial arts events and is involved in thoroughbred racing.
Vrana earned his undergraduate degree in secondary education from Flagler College, where he played college
baseball. He earned his Master's degree in public relations and communications from Shippensburg University. A
former teacher, Vrana spent several years as the executive director of a national economic education foundation
where he earned numerous national awards for curriculum development, including twice winning the George
Washington Honor Medal from Freedoms Foundation at Valley Forge. During his tenure, Vrana expanded the
Pittsburgh-based foundation in creating over 30 satellite foundations from New York to Florida. Vrana has extensive
experience in corporate training and is listed in Who's Who in American Education, Who's Who Among American
Teachers and Who's Who in American Business.