Ralph Bohnenberger graduated from Lehigh University in 1989 with a Bachelors in Industrial Engineering. Over the next 15 years, he held various positions in Manufacturing as a traditional Industrial Engineer. Plant layout, Time Studies, and job analysis were key parts of those positions. During that time, he also acquired experience working in union environments with Teamsters, Machinists, IBEW, and the Textile Workers Unions. Ralph served on successful negotiating committees, putting in place contracts in the midst of rapidly changing environments and collapsing healthcare providers.
Over the last 13 years, Ralph has switched his focus from manufacturing to construction to construction in Healthcare. His role at New York – Presbyterian has allowed him to play a key role in the previous $2.6B Capital Investment Plan and in todays $3.3B Capital Investment Plan.
Most recently, Ralph has completed his MBA in Information Services and Operations Management and the Zicklin School of Business at Baruch College in New York City. Ralph is also a member of Alpha Iota Delta, the Decision Management honor society.
Prior to that, Ralph served as a volunteer and paid EMT with the Berkeley Heights NJ Volunteer Rescue Squad, the Watchung Rescue Squad, and with Old Bridge Township Raceway Park Emergency Services. He held many operational positions as high as Captain and First Lieutenant over his 22 year career in EMS.