Title: Multifamily Office Firm Executive
Company: GenSpring | SunTrust Private Wealth
Location: Greenwich, Connecticut, United States
Ralph Wyman, Multifamily Office Firm Executive of GenSpring | SunTrust Private Wealth has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Executives for dedication, achievements, and leadership in multifamily wealth and financial sustainability.
Helping families maintain and grow their wealth has long been a part of Mr. Wyman’s life, and it goes back even further when considering his lineage. Mr. Wyman can trace the concept of a family office to his grandfather, who ran a business in Czechoslovakia. It was Mr. Wyman’s own father, Hans Wyman who prepared him for the business, in which he eventually took over from his father in 1960. At Genspring, Mr. Wyman oversees the operations which include providing services in investments, accounting, taxes, insurance and philanthropy. In addition, the office provides families with advice and is capable of working with lawyers. Since Genspring works with families, it’s important to note that Mr. Wyman has built on-going and strong relationships with his clients.
Mr. Wyman and his family moved to the United States in the early 1940s. He enrolled in Upper Canada College and then Bucknell University before earning a BSc from New York University in 1945. He spent the year after at Columbia University, taking on postgraduate work. Early on his career, Mr. Wyman worked as the assistant manager of the Export Department at Liebermann Waelchi & Company. He then became a trainee at White Weld Company before settling as the vice president of the H.O. Canfield Company, a position he held until 1965. That year, he was named Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Company. In addition to this board role at H.O. Canfield, Mr. Wyman has held similar roles on the boards of Affiliate Artists, Inc., Pantasote Inc., Eagle Capital International LLC and Veritas, Inc.
With more than seven decades of experience, Mr. Wyman still shows no signs of slowing down. As a dedicated leader, he has also taken on a number of positions in civic organizations. Since 2009, Mr. Wyman has served as the director of Kids in Crisis. Since 2001, he has been a trustee emeritus of the Princeton Theological Seminary. In addition, he has been involved with the Center for Theological Inquiry, the Greenwich Chaplaincy Service, the United Way of Greenwich, the Synod North East and Panwy Foundation. Furthermore, he is an Elder of the First Presbyterian Church of Greenwich. Looking toward the future, Mr. Wyman endeavors to continue helping family attain their financial goals in addition to help others.
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