Ralph Stefano

Special Advisor

As a Special Advisor for Blue Meridian Partners, Ralph provides strategic advice to the leadership team on the management and advancement of the organization’s financial infrastructure and operations.

Most recently, Ralph was Chief Financial Officer at Blue Meridian Partners. He was also the Chief Financial Officer at the Edna McConnell Clark Foundation (EMCF), where he managed the foundation’s financial operations through the final stages of its limited life strategy. Additionally, Ralph served as Treasurer and Secretary of Blue Meridian and Assistant Treasurer and Secretary of EMCF, providing support to the boards of both organizations.

Before joining EMCF, Ralph held financial management positions at for-profit and nonprofit organizations, including Community Access, a developer and service provider of housing for the homeless and mentally ill; Veritas, an operator of community-based residential drug rehabilitation centers; and the Local Initiatives Support Corporation, a national housing intermediary.

Ralph earned a BS in business administration from Pace University and passed the CPA exam.