ONPARA Welcomes New Board Members

ONPARA is happy to announce 2 new additions to our Board of Directors!

Join us in welcoming Treasurer, Ralph M. Ades. 

Ralph M. Ades, CFA is an Executive with over 40 years of experience and is a partner in RealGrowth Investment Counsel, a private wealth management firm company, and is Executive Vice President RealCap Holdings Limited. Ralph is a Board member of Masters Swimming Canada and is an Elite Competitive Swimmer, attending masters competitions across Canada and Internationally.

He was born in Toronto, Canada, and graduated with a degree in Economics.

Post University, Ralph earned the designation of Charter Holder, The Institute of Chartered Financial Analysts.

In his earlier career, he ran Mutual Funds, helped start a Pension Fund Management Company, and acted as part time CFO for small companies in conjunction with the Royal Bank of Canada.

Fun fact: Ralph also appeared as a guest host on the Canadian TV Business News Network for a number of years.

Welcome Sport Director, Tennis, Jacob Ribble

Jacob Ribble is former Provincial & National level Paralympic athlete (with sledge hockey and para-soccer). He graduated in 2020 from Wilfrid Laurier University with a degree in Business Administration and has worked at Gallagher for the last two years as a Consultant for the Talent Management Services division.

Jacob is passionate about improving Paralympic sports for all and wants to help continue the growth of Paralympic sports throughout Ontario at both the grassroots and elite levels.

ONPARA looks forward to having Jacob and Ralph as a part of our Board.