As X-energy’s chief financial officer, Ralph oversees strategic investor relations, information technology, contracts, purchasing, human resources, accounting, finance, and business operations. For over 35 years, Ralph has assisted executives in responding to regulatory compliance, emerging technology and industry restructuring challenges. These practices focused on merger integration, organizational re-alignment, business process improvement, and large-scale information system implementation. He has also directed a wide range of assignments involving customer service process and system improvements including meter data management, call center operations, and outage management. Prior to joining X-energy, Ralph was a partner at KPMG where he served as global lead partner for Fortune 150 diversified, multinational energy companies. His responsibilities included a wide range of engagements involving regulatory compliance, financing, acquisition due diligence, and divestitures. Ralph received a BSBA in Accounting from Ohio State University.