Ralph co-founded Focus Merchant Group in September 2018 and has more than 22 years experience in senior positions at major domestic, international, and boutique investment firms. He was a top-ranked research analyst, well regarded for the depth and breadth of knowledge of Canadian technology, gaming and industrial companies across a broad range of market capitalizations. Over the years, he has received top three rankings from Brendan Woods, Greenwich, Starmine and Thomson Reuters surveys.
Before becoming a sell-side analyst, Ralph was a research engineer for Bombardier Aerospace, and a business unit manager for Michigan-based LMS North America, managingsales, marketing, and servicess. He holds a Bachelor’s degree (Honours) in Engineering Science (Aerospace) from the University of Toronto and an M.B.A. (Honours) from the Schulich School of Business at York University. Ralph is a member of the Professional Engineers of Ontario (PEO), the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA), and the Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE). He currently serves as a Director on the board of TSX-listed Converge Technology Solutions, TSXV-listed Edgewater Wireless Systems, TSX-V listed Deal Pro Capital Corp. and TSX-V listed Spitfyre Capital.