Ron Pettit, Director, Disability Inclusion & ADA Compliance at Royal Caribbean Group

Ron Pettit is Director, Disability Inclusion & ADA Compliance at Royal Caribbean Group.  Ron’s passion is to enable guests with disabilities to have a great cruise vacation experience and make Royal Caribbean a great place to work for employees with disabilities.

He is responsible for the accessible guest experience and product development as well as Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) compliance at Royal Caribbean Group and for our three global cruise brands – Royal Caribbean International, Celebrity Cruises and Azamara.  He leads a team of over 23 people dedicated to this market.

Ron is also President of the Disability:IN South Florida, a local affiliate of Disability:IN, a business to business organisation promoting disability inclusion in the workplace, marketplace and supply chain.

He is also advisor to the Center of Independent Living of Broward’s Leadership Program, designed to help people with disabilities develop leadership skills to become community and disability advocates.

Ron received a Bachelors of Arts degree in Communication Arts and Sciences from Bridgewater State University in Bridgewater, Massachusetts.