Ralph is a principal with EBS Property Investments, LLC, a real estate investment firm. During his career, he has also engineered the formation of over fifty partnerships to acquire, manage and sell real estate assets. Ralph is a recipient of the prestigious Phoenix Award for his very successful career in commercial brokerage. His professional memberships include the past chairmanship of the Atlanta Council of the Urban Land Institute and Board of Directors of the Atlanta Real Estate Board. Ralph received his undergraduate degree - B.S. in Engineering from North Carolina State and his Graduate degree was an MBA from Harvard Business School.
In addition to being a former Chair of the Georgia Advisory Council, Ralph's community service activities include Treasurer and Senior Warden of Church of the Atonement and past chairman of the board of The Link Counseling Center. For his long-time participation and contributions to TPL, he received the Douglas P. Ferguson Award for Outstanding National Volunteer in 2008. The Trust for Public Land's highest honor is made to outstanding volunteers in recognition of their extraordinary commitment to conserving land for people and to The Trust for Public Land.
Ralph is married to the lovely Ree Hoffman Edwards and is a proud grandfather.
" 'Land for people forever!' Now that's something I can get my arms around and embrace!"