Ralph C. Craft retired from the Pharmaceutical Industry in 2005. He held several different positions during his career, including President of the Boehringer Ingelheim Cares Foundation and Director of Corporate Business Planning for the Boehringer Ingelheim Corporation in the United States. Dr. Craft began his career at Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc. as a Professional Sales Representative in 1973 and has held various sales, clinical research and R&D positions within the company.
He is a former member of The New York Academy of Sciences, The Society of Research Administrators, and Psi Chi, the National Honor Society for Psychologists. He served in the United States Army from August of 1968 to June of 1970 where he received the Bronze Star, the Army Commendation Medal for Valor with Oak Leaf Cluster, the Purple Heart and is currently a member of the Rhode Island Governor’s Advisory Council for Veterans Affairs.
Dr. Craft received a Bachelor of Arts degree in History in 1968 and received a dual Master of Arts degree in Social and Organizational Psychology in 1979, and holds a Doctorate of Business Administration. Topics of his publications have included organizational decision-making, strategic planning and board of director performance focusing on non-profit organizations.