Ralph has more than twenty-seven years of professional experience including seventeen years in public accounting and twenty-four years performing valuations of businesses, business interests, and intangible assets. He has worked with companies ranging from closely held small businesses generating under $100,000 in revenues to larger, mid-size closely held businesses generating over $100 million in revenues in industries including manufacturing, distribution, retail, restaurants, construction, professional firms, medical practices, real estate brokerage, auto dealerships, marinas, holding companies, and not-for-profit.
He has performed valuations for a variety of purposes including tax planning and compliance, gift and estate tax, mergers and acquisitions, divorce, and shareholder disputes and representation in litigation including plaintiff, defendant, mutual, and court-appointed neutral. Prior to joining R&A, he worked for Blum Shapiro, the largest regional accounting firm in New England. Ralph holds a BS in business administration with an emphasis in accounting from Bryant University. He is licensed as a CPA in Rhode Island and holds the Accredited in Business Valuation designation from the American Institute of CPAs (AICPA). He is a member of the AICPA and the American Society of Appraisers.