Ralph C. Engelberger
Co-Founder, CEO & President
Mr. Engelberger co-founded Project Development Services, Inc. (PDSI) in 2001 and is responsible for the company’s strategy, management, growth, and profitability. Under his leadership, the organization provides a comprehensive array of services, fresh vision, value and a focus on maximizing the investment goals of each client. Since its inception, PDSI has developed and executed over 500 projects with a total value of approximately $4 billion. An attention to detail, efficiency, economy and engineering innovations are among the hallmarks of every PDSI project.
Prior to founding PDSI, Mr. Engelberger enjoyed a successful global development, project management and engineering career at InterContinental Hotels Group, the Hyatt Hotels Corporation, the John Hardy Group and WL Thompson Engineering. He has served in such operational positions as Senior Vice President – Technical Services, Vice President, Director of Projects, Project Director and Project Engineer.
Mr. Engelberger is a Registered Professional Engineer and member of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers. He serves as a Eucharistic Minister and Lector at All Saints' Episcopal Church and is also an active member of Habitat for Humanity, Project Management Institute and the National Society of Professional Engineers. Mr. Engelberger earned his B.S. degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of South Alabama with studies at Harvard University, MIT and DePaul University.