Ralph Brower first moved to Tampa in 1964 and has lived there the better part of his life. He earned a bachelor of arts from the University of Alabama and a master of business administration from Saint Leo University. He has spent time as a writer, an artist, and a woodworker.
He has been employed in the property and casualty industry for more than twenty years; roles have included researcher, analyst, and composer of technical manuals and procedures. Ralph and his wife, Sue, share their home with a beloved beagle. They live in Tampa.