President, Iowa Association of Business and Industry
Prior to his service as ABI President, Ralston was appointed by Iowa Governor Vilsack as Director of Revenue for the State of Iowa. He led a staff of 400 employees in administering Iowa's tax laws, collections operations, internal audit systems and other essential functions. Ralston is the former mayor of Grundy Center and a congressional staffer. He holds a degree from the University of Northern Iowa, which recognized him as an Outstanding Alumnus in 1992.
Wife, Karen; three sons.
Active on numerous professional boards and committees across the state