News Update from Ronald Bolding ’71

Ronald Bolding has been named CEO of Pilgrim Place, a continuing care retirement community in Claremont, CA, having just completed eight months as the interim president and CEO.

Bolding most recently was president and CEO of the not-for-profit Inter Valley Health Plan, a senior health plan headquartered in Pomona, CA, for 12 years. During that time, he provided strategic vision and expertise to this $290 million enterprise, which services more than 22,000 members.

Bolding is a graduate of Ripon College, WI, with undergraduate degrees in economics and history. Upon graduation, he entered the U.S. Navy, serving 28 years in active duty and reserve, retiring with the rank of captain. He was awarded both the Navy Commendation Medal and the Joint Service Commendation Medal.

Following his military career, Bolding worked in the management of healthcare institutions, including extensive responsibilities for infrastructure and facilities.

He is a former vice chairman of the board of Mt. San Antonio Gardens life care community in Pomona, CA, and a current board member of the Claremont Senior Foundation, among other volunteer activities.