Della Ratta, Ralph
Co-Head of M&A
Education: Master’s degree
Toughest Challenge: Changing the investment banking culture of McDonald & Co.
Greatest Inspiration: My parents
How I Motivate Others: By listening closely to them and acting more like a coach than a boss.
Most Inspiring Person: My father
Best Advice: Keep doing the right things over and over again and eventually good things will happen for you.
Proudest Moment: My children’s graduations from college and graduate school
Most Important Skill: Good listener
What I’d Tell 16-Year-Old Me: Believe in yourself.
Bucket List: Visit every continent
Who’d Play Me in a Biopic: Kevin Kline