Ron was born in Smithtown, New York in December of 1969 and was raised on Long Island until he went to Mars Hill University in North Carolina to major in music. Ron grew up in a christian home and accepted the Lord at the age of 5.
Anita was born in Long Branch, New Jersey in 1972. She was born into a missionary family. Her parents, Nick and Rozanne Savoca, were serving with Teen Challenge at the time of her birth and then at the age of 7 months old her family joined Youth With A Mission (YWAM). Anita accepted the Lord at the young age of 3 years old.
Early on, Anita knew that God had a calling on her life for full time service and at the age of 16, in her father’s childhood church, she dedicated her life to full time ministry at the same altar her father had before her.
Ron and Anita were married in 1992, the same year the Prayer Station ministry began. In 1995 they attended their Discipleship Training School with YWAM in Lakeside, Montana.
Over the course of 19 years, Anita served as the Business Administrator, then Assistant Director, followed by the Director of the YWAM ministry in Smithtown, New York. Currently Anita serves as the Executive Director for Prayer Stations, Inc., is a certified Life Coach and licensed Finance Coach, as well as speaker and best selling author.
Anita also serves on the Leadership Team for Women World Leaders and is a published author within this powerful ministry. Recently she wrote a chapter in a #1 Best Selling book on Amazon, "Surrendered, Yielded With Purpose" about their family's courageous journey through COVID and has contributed to Women World Leaders magazine, Voice of Truth.
Ron spent 15 years working as Director of IT for a chain of sports clubs in Westchester County, New York. In 2002, Ron started Precise Technology Solutions, a web development, graphic design and computer technology business, and then in 2006 created a group texting service called One Team Text. After moving the family to Florida, Ron spent 4 years as the Director of Marketing for a distributorship in Palm Beach, Florida.
Ron was diagnosed with COVID pneumonia in September 2021 and consequently ended up in the COVID ICU. While he was in the hospital, Ron felt God calling him into full time ministry, and after a miraculous recovery, he gave his notice and began working full time with Prayer Stations.
Ron recently wrote a chapter about his COVID ICU experience in a #1 Best Selling book on Amazon, "United Men of Honor: Overcoming Adversity Through Faith".
Ron serves as the Director of Operations for Prayer Stations, Inc. and on their board. He is a licensed Finance Coach and certified Life Coach. Ron also serves on the leadership for Band of Brothers, a non-profit men's ministry based out of south Florida.
Ron and Anita have 3 grown children. Their son Caleb is married to Diana. They gave Ron and Anita their first granddaughter in October of 2022. Their middle daughter Karissa, graduated from Southeastern University in May of 2021 and their youngest daughter is the one that Jesus is allowing them to keep forever. Kiersten is 19 and she has Down Syndrome. Each are a daily reminder of God’s goodness to their family