charter member of the SHSU chapter of Delta Tau Delta
fraternity, Koska is a 1961 graduate with a bachelor's
degree in psychology. After graduation, he began
his career in the food service industry and founded
his own Houston-based firm in 1969.
His business, Institutional Sales Associates,
now has 105 employees and offices in Houston, Austin,
Lubbock, Dallas and Albuquerque and has sales in excess
of $400 million.
has shown SHSU, and his community, financial support
by sponsoring the Student Technology and Lobby areas
in the College of Business Administration, supplying
food and labor for Athletic Department fundraisers and
serving as a lifetime member of the Alumni Association
and on the Sam Houston Memorial Museum's “Friends of
the Museum” board.
addition, he serves as a benefactor for Delta Tau Delta
National Fraternity, the Brookwood Community, the University
of St. Thomas , Pines Montessori School , the Marine
Military Academy in Harlingen , Lutheran High North,
Houston Choral Showcase, Special Olympics, Pilgrim Baptist
Church , Port Mansfield Chamber of Commerce, Zion Lutheran
Preschool and Zion Lutheran Church in Houston .
drive, determination and integrity have contributed
to his personal and business success,” said his nomination
form. “Ron has consistently shared his business success
with his community and Sam Houston State University
in hopes of helping improve the quality of life for
those around him.
and his wife, Donna, have two sons.