Ralph Sesso, CFP

Portfolio Manager
Mr. Sesso is a Certified Financial Planner and has 25 years of investment management experience including 21 as Redwood’s Portfolio Manager. He founded Redwood Partners in 1998 after participating in 80 mutual-to-stock bank conversions. He has a deep understanding of the underlying dynamics of the consolidation of the banking industry and has been using that knowledge to generate index beating returns since Redwood’s inception.

Mr. Sesso is a Certified Financial Planner™ and is the editor of Up Your ROE. Up Your ROE is a book dedicated to helping bank management teams improve their Return On Equity.

Mr. Sesso is a former National Power-Lifting Champion, and set three national collegiate records. He has coached three nationally ranked physical fitness teams and one youth championship football team.

He graduated from Western Illinois University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Education.