I love the art of creation.

I love to help customers realize their business on the internet.  Take their business and put it online and make it really stand out and work for them the way it should.  After all who uses a phone book in this day and age?  Everyone looks online for whatever they are looking for.

Ronald Floyd Garrison

Founder - CEO

Bad Dog Web Hosting & Design

Bad Dog IT Consulting, LLC

819 Van Buren Ave
New Chicago, Indiana 46342-1155
Tel: (219) 616-4512
E-mail: rgarrison@baddogwebhosting.com


The Early Years

Ronald Floyd Garrison was born on August 22, 1968 in the city of Gary, Indiana to Darlene Alice Garrison and Arthur F Garrison. Ron has one brother, Scott A. Garrison. They lived in the Aetna area of Gary, Indiana till the age of three, at that time they moved to the Glen Park area of Gary, Indiana. At the age of thirteen the family moved to Portage, Indiana for a year then moved to Hobart Indiana while they built their home in New Chicago, Indiana. Ron and his family lived in New Chicago until Ron turned seventeen and left for the United States Marine Corps.

The Mid Years

Ronald Garrison has worked in the computer industry since early 1982 while still attending high school. Ron has experience in multiple operating systems and computer coding languages including html, java, C++, Cobol and Fortran. He is a Senior Systems Engineer with a large Health Care Technology firm.

Ron is an active supporter of the 2nd Amendment to the Constitution and the Right of all citizens to keep and bear arms. Ron is a lifetime member of the National Rifle Association; and a member of the National Association for Gun Rights.

Ron underwent the Biliopancreatic diversion with duodenal switch procedure on October 28, 2010 at Surgical Treatment of Obesity The University Of Chicago Medical Center he has lost a total of 310 pounds and has a new lease on life.

Ron has multiple tattoos and is always looking to add more. His favorites include his Marine Corp Bulldog upper left arm, Taz on right calf, the Grim Reaper his Marine Corps Call sign on his right forearm.

Joe & Art Garrison - Heroes

Joe & Art Garrison - Heroes

Ron has one son Zachary W. Garrison who currently resides in Wyoming and has picked up Ron’s love of Guns and Hunting.


Heroes & Formative Years

Ron had two heroes in his life. His Uncle Joe (USMC) who passed away in 2011; and his Father Arthur F Garrison (USN) who passed away in 2018. These two men taught Ron to be an upstanding man before God and Mankind.

Art was the first to join the Masonic Order, Ron following in his fathers’ footsteps then Joe.

Ron’s love of Firefighting, Sign Painting & Lettering and the Marine Corps came from Joe.

Art taught Ron everything else, how to work on cars, how to build things, how to be a man and how to enjoy life.

Current Day

Latisha & Ron Soulmates

Latisha & Ron Soulmates

My Daily View

Ron has found his soulmate and they live together in New Chicago, Indiana. They are presently enjoying life together and plan a wedding someday in the future. They met thru Dr. Desai Ron’s doctor they became friends while Ron was a patient and Latisha was the head Medical Assistant at the office. Through the years Ron became the Technology support person for the Doctors office and they worked together often. When both started going thru divorces in 2012, they decided to get together and that started a romance like no other.

Ron works for a world-wide Technology company that does all IT for places like Disney, the Olympics and the Hospitals around the United States. Ron is a Senior Systems Engineer and works as an ECSA (Epic Certified System Administrator) in the Healthcare & Life Sciences Division and helps to oversee over 250,000 servers.

Ron also has owned and operated a small IT Consulting and Web Hosting & Design Company since 1994, he presently designs and hosts over 75 websites. He gives back by donating a lot of his design and hosting to non-profit organizations.

Military Service

United States Marine Corps veteran

Religious Affiliation

English Lake Church - North Judson, Indiana

Masonic History

Blue Lodge

Grand Lodge of Indiana F. & A.M.

  • Grand Masters Award with High Distinction – 2014
  • Top Ten Lodge-2014

Griffith Masonic Lodge #735

  • Entered Apprentice: August 12, 2008
  • Fellow Craft: September 16, 2008
  • Master Mason: October 21, 2008
  • Junior/Senior Stewart - 2009
  • Senior Deacon - 2010
  • Junior Warden - 2011
  • Junior Warden - 2012
  • Senior Warden - 2013
  • Worshipful Master - 2014
  • Past Master - 2015

Scottish Rite

  • Scottish Rite Valley of South Bend: October 25, 2008
  • Demitted 2018

Shriners International

  • Demitted 2018
  • Adjutant Legion of Honor - 2016
  • President - Arab Patrol - 2017
  • Vice President - Arab Patrol - 2016
  • Arab Patrol - May 24, 2015
  • Public Relations Chairman - Orak Shrine – 2017, 2016, 2015
  • Orak Shrine – November 2014

Order of the Eastern Star

  • Demitted 2018
  • Griffith Chapter #583 – August 2013

York Rite

Grand Chapter of Royal Arch Masons

  • Grand Communications Officer - 2015 - Present
  • Registration Committee - 2015 - Present
  • Technology Committee - 2015-Present

Grand Council of Cryptic Masons of Indiana

  • Technology Committee - 2015-Present

LaPorte York Rite Mason

  • Member - 4/23/2015
  • Warder - Commandery #12 Knights Templar - 2016
  • Master of the 2nd Veil - Chapter #15 Royal Arch Masons - 2016

Ancient and Heroic Order of the Gordian Knot

Indiana Synod No. 1

  • Member 2018

Supreme Grand Synod

  • Communications & Internet

Allied Masonic Degrees

  • Demitted 2018
  • Robert E Seppy #413 (AMD) - 2016

The York Rite Sovereign College

  • Northwest Indiana York Rite College #73 - 2016

Yeoman of York

  • Member 2016

Yeoman of York—Grand Preceptory

  • Communications & Internet

Current Affiliations

  • ABATE (American Bikers Aimed Toward Education): Member
  • American Association of Notaries: Member
  • Avast – Certified Partner – 2016-Present
  • Bad Dog IT Consulting, LLC, CEO/Founder
  • Bad Dog Web Hosting: CEO/Founder
  • Better Business Bureau of Indiana A+ Rating, 2017-Present
  • Hewlett Packard: Certified Partner
  • Hobart Republican Party – Media Director 2019-Present
  • HTML Writers Guild – Member since 1996
  • Indiana Patriot Guard: Member
  • International Webmasters Association – Member since 1996
  • Microsoft: Silver Partner, Cloud Partner, MCSE 2000, MCSE 4.0, MCP, MCP+I
  • National Rifle Association – Lifetime Member
  • Portage Community Historical Society – Member, WebMaster, Technology Liason
  • Operative Webmasons Guild - Member since 2008
  • State of Indiana - Notary Public
  • Symantec: Registered Partner

Past Affiliations

  • American Red Cross: CPR Instructor
  • American Red Cross: First Responder
  • Crossroads Paranormal: Corporate Board Member
  • Dunes IT Consulting: Service Manager and Senior Systems Architect.
  • Elks: Member
  • Hobart Civil Defense: Officer
  • Indiana Ghost Trackers: Corporate Board Member
  • International Federation of Trekkers: Corporate Board Member
  • New Chicago Police Department: Auxiliary Officer
  • Northwest Indiana Skywarn - Certified Skywarn Spotter
  • Porter County Search and Rescue Team - Member
  • South Haven Fire Department - Firefighter 2013-2015
  • Skywarn Spotter Network - Skywarn Certified Spotter

United States Marine Corps

  • Force Recon
  • Scout Sniper
  • Demolitions Expert


I focus on my skills.

I know my core strengths, stick to my guns and hone my skills. Most Importantly, I stay focused.


We focus on WordPress to make it easy for the user as well as the business.


Due to it's exceptional security we only host on Linux.


All of our sites are built mobile ready

Masonic Memberships

Ron is a very proud Mason below are the Masonic Memberships to which he belongs

Blue Lodge Past Master York Rite Yeomen of York York Rite College
blu_lodge Past Master YorkRiteLogoImage Modern-York-Rite-logo yrc

I am proud of my work.

Web Development, Advertising Design and Brand Identity development.