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Ralph Manaker

Fieldstone Equity’s Senior Partner

Ralph Manaker, Fieldstone Equity’s senior Partner, has over 30 years experience in mergers and acquisitions and was instrumental in the creation of BCD Travel, a $15 billion global travel management company headquartered in the Netherlands. From 1998 through 2007, Ralph was co-President of BCD Travel with responsibilities for strategic planning, legal, acquisitions and integration. He was responsible for setting up the European operations of BCD Travel’s sister company, TRX, a leading travel technology company. Ralph also led BCD’s efforts to expand globally through acquisitions, in Asia, Latin America, and Europe including the purchase of TQ3, a large European travel management company.From 1987 to 1998, Ralph was President of USTravel, Inc, a billion dollar travel management company located in Rockville, Md. Ralph was one of the cofounders of USTravel which grew to approximately $2 billion in airline sales, before merging with BCD Travel (formerly BTI WorldTravel).

Ralph has a BA in Mechanical Engineering and a Doctorate of Law from Syracuse University. Prior to starting a career in business, he practiced law in New York and was an adjunct professor at Syracuse College of Law.

Ralph Manaker