Ralph is Founder and Managing Director of Arcstone Capital, a Mauritius-based fund manager of the Indian-centric investment vehicle Passage to India Opportunity Fund. Most recently, from 2003 to 2011, he was Vice President and Portfolio Manager at Marathon Capital Management, a SEC-registered investment management company focusing on small US companies and managing assets in excess of US$250 million.
From 1999 to 2008, Ralph served as Chairman (2004-2008) and a member (1999-2008) of the Allied Pilots Association (APA) Pension Committee. The APA Pension Committee is responsible for oversight of the American Airlines pilots’ US$4.7 billion retirement assets. From 1998 to 2003, Ralph spent four years as an Investment Advisor at Chapin Davis Investments of Baltimore, where he focused on U.S. small cap equities.
While concurrently growing his financial business, until 2007, Ralph was a pilot in the Air National Guard and American Airlines for over twenty-five years. From 1987 to 2007, Ralph was an active American Airlines pilot flying Boeing 757 and 767 aircraft to destinations in Europe, South America, and the Caribbean.
Ralph received an MBA from Columbia University in 1991 and a BA in Psychology from State University of New York in 1979. In 2000, he completed the Pension Fund and Investment Management program at University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School of Business. He studied Japanese at the University of Maryland at Okinawa, Japan and took graduate business classes at Golden Gate University in San Francisco, California. Ralph has passed Level I of the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) exam.