Ralph is the founder of C-Suite-Consulting.com and Co Founder of the RAMP Executive Consulting Group, a collaborative venture with 4 fellow CPAs (www.Ramp-ecg.com). After a successful and rewarding 30+ year run as a C-Level Executive for a number of private and publicly traded companies, Ralph was urged by his business associates to bundle and package his learned and tested processes and offer his clients a refreshing cost-effective professional service offering designed to improve their condition and help them and their organization's succeed and prosper.
Ralph's sweet spots include working and teaming up with fellow C-Suite executives and board members of emerging and mature companies who find themselves in the heat of battle and/or about to embark on a journey to accelerated growth and business success.
Ralph's executive, professional and business experience as a transformative leader and mentor includes:
CEO & CFO (C-level), board and business experience with private and publicly traded companies;
Professional accounting credentials (CPA, CA - PWC Alumni);
Deal Making; Deal Structuring; Cross Border Transactions with private and public companies;
Financial engineering strategies and track record for raising 10's of millions of dollars;
Industry know-how gained by working with entrepreneurs, start-ups, emerging and mature companies across a wide spectrum of industries - not to mention his formative years as a lead guitarist in a highly successful dance band;
Strategic business and professional relationships established in the US (Silicon Valley, New York) and Canada;
Wit, keen sense of humor, cool and calming demeanor and infectious leadership style
Ralph's passion for helping business owners, entrepreneurs, boards of directors, and management teams drive profitable growth in a way that benefits all stakeholders has been a distinguishing characteristic admired by all those who have worked with him throughout his executive, business and professional career.
In addition to working in the boutique venture capital, entertainment, banking, manufacturing, financial services, real estate brokerage, retail and wholesale distribution sectors, Ralph has 25+ years of experience developing and working closely with business leaders and entrepreneurs of emerging high tech companies offering game changing technology and/or disruptive software applications and services to customers in the North American and International marketplaces.
Ralph is a member in good standing with the Chartered Professional Accountants of British Columbia (CPABC) and CPA Canada and holds a Bachelor of Commerce (Management Information Systems) degree from the University of British Columbia, Canada.
Ralph and his wife Sandra (also a Chartered Professional Accountant) have two grown sons and reside in Metro Vancouver, B.C. When not serving their valued clients, they enjoy adventure travel, hiking and staying physically active at the gym and with their Standard Schnauzer. When able to sneak away for a few hours, Ralph enjoys playing golf as a member of Marine Drive Golf Club.