About Us

From Building to Blessing is a humble attempt to capture the meaningful content that Ralph Gatti and his team at the Agathe Center for Entrepreneurship have been sharing for years with its clients.  

The Agathe Center seeks to provide holistic support to existing and aspiring entrepreneurs who desire “to do good while doing good business.”

Ralph Gatti grew up in an entrepreneurial family.  At eleven he was running his own newspaper delivery route.  After high school he joined his family’s small business and has never looked back.

His 45-plus years of business experience includes 18 years as the CEO of an automotive aftermarket products manufacturing company and ownership, board, and consulting positions with a number of for-profit businesses and non-profit organizations. Over those years, Ralph has had an active involvement in the Akron, Ohio community through supporting its faith-based organizations, small businesses, and their key leaders.

Internationally, for the past 16 years, Ralph has specialized in consulting on strategic planning, organizational development, and mentoring business owners, with a particular emphasis on younger leaders of impact enterprises in Bulgaria, Croatia, Slovakia, Hungary, Romania, and Albania.Ralph, currently serves as Senior Consultant at the Agathe Center for Entrepreneurship based in Bratislava, Slovakia, a non-profit organization he co-founded in 2017.

With his wife Bonnie, Ralph divides his time between home bases in Bratislava, Slovakia and Akron, Ohio.

From Building to Blessing is a resource created in conjunction with the Agathe Center for Entrepreneurship. Learn more →

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