Ralph is an OFE certified Financial Counselor and works on the Human Resources Administration/Office of Financial Empowerment Jobs-Plus program, and the Robin Hood Foundation funded Single Stop program, which serves low to moderate income New Yorkers across the five boroughs. Ralph is a Certified Financial Planner Candidate, Tax Professional, Notary Public, and a paralegal with 20 years of experience working in public interest law. Through his affiliations with The Legal Aid Society of New York, STRIVE/East Harlem Employment Services, Inc., The Financial Clinic, The Family Resource Center, and most recently NYLAG, Ralph has, and continues to assist community residents with criminal and civil legal support, housing, public agency advocacy, workforce preparation, career development, consumer advocacy, financial development, and income tax related matters. He is committed to the establishment, and enhancement of financial education and counseling programs, designed to equip low-income people with the tools to attain financial security. Ralph holds a B.A. in Humanities from The College of New Rochelle, School of New Resources.