Before starting his public career, Ranc spent six years in the United States Air Force as a Persian-Farsi linguist where he received where he received awards from the United States Department of Defense for his work.
Ranc received his Bachelor of Arts from Brigham Young University in 2010. He received Masters in Public Administration in 2012, also from Brigham Young University.
Robert spends his free time at home with his wife of 13 years and three children. He enjoys running, reading and football.
He is a current member of the International City Management Association (ICMA).