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Publishing executive , Advertising executive

Ralph Leo Oppler was American publishing executive, advertising executive.


Oppler, Ralph Leo was born on June 22, 1935 in New York City. Son of Charles Kurt and Jetta (Samuel) Oppler.


Student, Bryant College, 1952.


Various sales positions, 1959-1971. Member sales staff Journal Commerce Newspaper, New York City, 1972-1977. Regional director B'nai B'rith International, Washington, 1978-1988.

Fundraising manager Juvenile Diabetes Foundation, Essex County, New Jersey, 1990-1991. Founder, president Business Builders Public Company, Inc., Fair Lawn, 1991-1999. Counselor Service Corps of Retired Executives, United States Sml.

Business Administration, since 2000. Fundraising consultant Williams Center Performing Arts, Rutherford, New Jersey, 1986, March of Dimes, Bergen County, New Jersey, 1980, National Association Disabled Athletes, Fort Lee, New Jersey, 1985. Executive analyst George B. May Company, Chicago, 1988.


President, member Ridgefield (New Jersey) High School Booster Club, 1970-1980. Vice president, coach, manager Ridgefield Boys Athletic Organization, 1964-1980. Sponsor, coach basketball team National Amateur Athletic Union, New Jersey, 1975-1976.

Commissioner Ridgefield Parks and Recreation Commission, 1976-1980. Coach, Ridgefield 7/8 Grade Basketball, 1968-1980. Board directors Council Compulsive Gambling of New Jersey, 1997-1999.

With United States Navy, 1954-1959. Member Commerce and Industry Association New Jersey, Fair Lawn Chamber of Commerce, B'nai B'rith (Young Leadership award 1978. Vice president Paterson, New Jersey lodge 1977.

President Englewood lodge 1977-1978), Junior Chamber of Commerce (president Jacksonville, North Carolina chapter 1961).


  • Other Interests

    Basketball, jazz, ballroom dancing, bowling.


Married Ruth Theresa Schoen, September 22, 1957. Children: Charles, Robin, Stephen.

Charles Kurt Oppler

Jetta (Samuel) Oppler

Ruth Theresa Schoen

Charles Oppler

Robin Oppler

Stephen Oppler