Owner & President of FireFly Film & Video, Inc. Producer/Ronda Thompson has been a producer for different types of entertainment for 30 years. Ronda began her career in theater, modeling, and vocal performance, and eventually earned a degree in Broadcasting with a minor in music. She traveled throughout the U.S., Russia and Poland performing in shows where she learned the importance of producing.
She cut her teeth as an on-camera talent in the Midwest television industry. As a former Miss Iowa, she served on the Board of Trustees for the Miss Iowa Pageant and worked with contestants training them for the Miss America competition in talent performance, interview, and image. Ronda also took over management of a group of failing businesses where she focused on improving operations and marketing efforts and in one year sold the companies as profitable businesses.
After moving to Utah, she worked for 12 years as a business executive focusing in business administration, creative marketing, public relations, operations, strategic & master planning and fundraising while continuing to use her voice-over and on-camera talents. During those years, Ronda completed leadership training through the Fieldstone Foundation Leadership Network and was trained in operational and strategic planning.
Ronda also produced large-scale events and live multimedia concerts including The Festival of the American West,; The West: American’s Odyssey, a multimedia pageant; Rotary International’s Conference concerts and events; A Day of Celebration, a multimedia live show with 30,000 participants;, Michael Martin Murphey’s Sagebrush Symphony and Cowboy Christmas,; Cowboy Buckaroo with Waddie Mitchell and Don Edwards; and Rider’s In the Sky to name a few.
In 2004, Ronda joined FireFly and once again immersed herself in all aspects of video and film production. As a part-owner of FireFly Film & Video, Ronda has devoted her vast experience to managing the myriad, minute details of each project and the business aspects of the FireFly offices. Producer credits include Extreme Makeover: Home Edition Behind the Scenes Documentary, Workouts with Jillian Michaels, LONESTAR music video Let Me Love You, Dan Truman Music Video O My Father, and TV Pilots Road to the Song and Celebrity Petz.
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Name: Ronda Thompson
Lives in: Salt Lake City, Utah
Company: FireFly Film & Video, Inc
Occupation: Producer and Voice Artist