Ralph Buntyn is a historian and researcher, his many articles and essays have appeared
in various media outlets.
Ralph experienced a distinguished business career in the field of industrial distribution.
He retired from Motion Industries in 2003 where he served as senior vice president
of sales and marketing for one of the leading industrial distributors in North America
with over 500 locations and sales in excess of four billion dollars.
He was awarded Honorary Lifetime membership in the Power Transmission Distributors
Association for his many contributions and service to the industry.
Ralph has traveled abroad on numerous occasions and in 1997 was a member of the State
of Alabama business delegation, led by Governor Fob James, who took part in economic
trade missions to develop joint economic trade opportunities. In 1998, he was a member
of Alabama Governor James’ team that met with foreign delegate business missions
on behalf of the State of Alabama.
He is currently working on a biography of David Horowitz covering the years 1945-2002,
providing a sequel to the Horowitz autobiography “Thirty-Three Candles” published
in 1949. Horowitz was the dean of the United Nations Press Corp.
Ralph’s activities include home-scale permaculture and sustainable living, historical
research, traveling and writing. He lives in Asheville, North Carolina.