Ronald A. Ratner is a member of the board of directors for Forest City Enterprises, Inc., and is president and CEO of the Forest City Residential Group, which manages all of the company’s multifamily housing efforts, including development, ownership, management and financial activities. Ratner joined Forest City in 1975. Through the years, his responsibilities have included direct development, construction, financing and management, from individual projects to executive supervision of multiple, large-scale developments on a national level. He received his bachelor’s degree from Brandeis University and completed the master's program in architecture at UCLA. This program is part of the 2014 Business Leaders Series.