Ralph is a business / corporate development executive with 20 years of deal experience.  Currently, he is Vice President of Business Development for CardioMEMS, an Atlanta based medical technology company.  In the last 13 years Ralph has built life sciences companies through international and domestic acquisition, licensing and alliance transactions as well successfully positioned them for liquidity events. Accomplishments in this sector include transactions accounting for over $400 million in value with industry leading companies as well as facilitating an IPO and sale of company accounting for over $600 million.

Ralph graduated with a B.S. in Commerce with a concentration in Finance from the University of Virginia, received a J.D. from the University of Georgia and earned an M.B.A. from Georgia State University.  He is married to Natalie Ross and has daughters, Grace and Brooke.