Ralph Johnson is a leader within the finance industry. He is the CEO of American Growth Funding (AGF), a company offering creative funding solutions to small businesses. The company provides a full suite of funding solutions, including factoring programs, credit card advances, and asset-based lending, so small businesses can overcome various financial challenges. Inadequate capital and cash flow are the leading reason small businesses miss out on profitable opportunities, and through its innovative funding solutions, AGF aims to help these businesses grow and succeed.
Along with his CEO role at AGF, Ralph Johnson has over 25 years of experience in finance and capital markets. During his career, Johnson has advised numerous businesses and prestigious clientele, including C-level executives, top government officials, professional athletes, and leading doctors and surgeons.
Johnson graduated from Pace University with a bachelor’s degree in finance and management science and is pursuing his MBA in international finance and economics. He has several industry certifications, including Board Certified Planner (AAFM), Accredited Management Accountant (GAFM), Registered Financial Consultant (IARFC), Chartered Economist (AAFM), and Chartered Trust and Estate Planner (AAFM).
In addition to his professional career in finance and consulting, Ralph Johnson is the founder of Dean’s Pal’s, a nonprofit foundation named after his son, Dean. Dean was born with a chromosomal disorder called Distal18q-, or 18q deletion syndrome. Dean’s Pals serves children with chromosomal abnormalities and their families through connecting them to valuable resources, experiences and activities to promote social stimulation and development.