Ron Mare is Senior Vice President of Casting at Magical Elves, where he helps oversee both judge and contestant casting for its various television series, including the hit Netflix show "Sugar Rush." He also helped cast Bravo's "Top Chef" and "Project Runway," Universal Kids' "Top Chef Junior," and "American Ninja Warrior Junior."
Prior to joining the Elves team, Ron began his casting career as a Casting Producer for "America's Next Top Model" with executive producer Tyra Banks. He then lent his casting expertise to several culinary hits, such as "MasterChef," "MasterChef Junior," and "Hell's Kitchen" with celebrity chef Gordon Ramsay. He's also cast the competition series "Guy's Grocery Games," "Best Baker in America," and "Kids Baking Championship."
He graduated with a degree in Digital Photography & Media from Briarcliffe College in Nassau County, New York.