Ralph Taylor is an independent consultant and an employee of Purdue Sports Properties, in which he is the Radio Analyst for Purdue Men’s Basketball. Ralph is currently Purdue University’s representative on the Big Ten Advisory Commission, and serves on a variety of boards such as the Purdue University Health and Human Sciences Alumni Board, Citizens Police Complaint Board, American Indian Center of Indiana, Felege Hiywot Center, United Way of Central Indiana Committee on Diversity, Asian American Alliance Inc., and Indiana Partners of the Americas.
Mr. Taylor previously worked for the Mayor’s Office (Indianapolis) of International & Cultural Affairs. During his career, he has been a Grants Officer for the Central Indiana Community Foundation, Director of Community Service for The Indiana Youth Institute, Recreation Administrator for Indy Parks, an Extension Educator for the Purdue University Cooperative Extension Service, and a teacher for Indianapolis Public Schools.
Mr. Taylor also serves as Community Advisor with the Assistance League of Indianapolis and is a current member and Past President of the Downtown Rotary Club of Indianapolis. He is also a Past President of the Indiana Basketball Hall of Fame Board of Directors.
He received his B.S. in Health and Kinesiology from Purdue University. He was selected in 1995 as one of the top four fan favorites in Purdue basketball history and was inducted into the Indiana Basketball Hall of Fame in 2001.