Ralph founded Redwood Partners in 1998 after personally participating in over 150 mutual to stock conversions. He has been an active investor in financial institutions for over 20 years. Redwood Partners L.P. was the top fund in the financial services sector of all funds on Cogenthedge (a hedge fund database) in 2010 and was the 2nd best performer in 2011. Mr. Sesso has extensive business experience having founded a variety of real estate ventures and businesses beginning in 1976.
Mr. Sesso holds a Bachelor of Science Degree from Western Illinois University, a CFP, and advises several family offices on both financial institutions and complex financial matters.