Ralph holds a B.S.C.E. degree, which he obtained from North Carolina State University in 2004. In the fall of 2012, he became Vice President and Partner of Engineering Tech Associates, PA. He is responsible for operations, project management and final project review.
In 2004, Ralph began his engineering career as a structural engineer with Engineering Tech, PA., and in 2008 received his Professional Engineering License for the state of NC. In the fall of 2012, he along with Ken Theisen, owner of Engineering Tech PA, developed a new structural engineering firm, Engineering Tech Associates, PA. Together, under their leadership, Engineering Tech Associates, PA will continue to provide structural engineering design and consulting services for both the residential and commercial markets.
During his career, Ralph has been involved in projects ranging from the structural design of large single family, multi-family and light commercial structures. He also has had extensive field experience, dealing directly with contractors, architects, designers, and project owners, to resolve construction problems or to ensure code compliance.
As V.P. and lead project coordinator, Ralph realizes that striving to provide a cost-effective, structurally sound product in a timely manner is essential to meeting the demands of his clients.
He is a licensed Professional Engineer in the state of North Carolina, associate member of the NC Home Builders Association and member of the American Society of Civil Engineers. He lives in Raleigh, NC with his wife and two children.