Born In 1969, Grew up in South Euclid and moved to Geauga County where he resides with his daughter Nicole in Munson Twp.
Ralph has 28 years background in law enforcement from age of 19 starting out in corrections at the Euclid City Jail to completing the Police academy at age 20. Ralph spent most of his career with the Shaker Heights Police Department as a Corporal in the Traffic Division and also a member of SWAT as a Counter Sniper. He is currently a commissioned peace officer with the Mahoning County Sheriff office.
Ralph is also the founder of Great Lakes Outdoor Supply He started in 1999 consisting of 4 retail locations in northern Ohio that serves the needs of Hunters, Fishermen, Archers, Campers and Shooting Sports enthusiasts.
Ralph also serves as Geauga County Commissioner since 2012 with his key responsibilities overseeing the County budget of over 100 Million dollars annually and oversees 11 departments with over 250 employees.
Ralph has spent a lifetime supporting and promoting law enforcement and the officers that serve.