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Ron Fournier is editor/publisher of Crain’s Detroit Business. As publisher and editor, Fournier is responsible for sales, audience development and editorial operations of Crain’s Detroit Business. Prior to joining Crain’s, Fournier served as editor-in-chief of the National Journal for two years and as senior political columnist for the National Journal and The Atlantic. Fournier has won many journalism awards, including the Society of Professional Journalists’ Sigma Delta Chi Award and the White House Correspondents’ Association Merriman Smith Memorial Award. A graduate of the University of Detroit Mercy, Ron began his journalistic career in Hot Springs, Ark., moving to Little Rock to cover then-Gov. Bill Clinton. Fournier is the author of "Love That Boy: What Two Presidents, Eight Road Trips, and My Son Taught Me About a Parent’s Expectations," which became a NYT bestseller. He serves on the senior advisory board of the Harvard Institute of Politics.