Ralph J. Cetrulo III, CPA
Ralph manages the Stephano Slack Wilmington office. A natural-born leader, Ralph’s exemplary entrepreneurial mindset and breadth of expertise stems from his 25 years of work in public accounting and nine years as a CFO. He is in charge of both expansion and exit strategies, among many other key strategic operations in the firm.
During his tenure, Ralph has been instrumental in successfully helping with the roll-up of 19 companies, expanding from 25 people to nearly 700 in nine years. A warm and compassionate person, Ralph’s ability to connect with clients helps him gain a unique understanding of client concerns regarding mergers and acquisitions, business valuations, financial forecasting, and stock options planning—ultimately helping them successfully develop new business opportunities.
In his spare time, Ralph enjoys boating and golfing. He lives in Wilmington, Delaware with his wife, Amy. The couple got married after a two-year long-distance relationship and are now the proud parents of twins.
Ralph earned his B.S. in Accounting from the University of Delaware.