Theophalus Ratliff
Theophalus Ratliff
BPN Capital Group

From a humble background, Theophalus” Theo” Curtis Ratliff was born in the small town of Demopolis, Alabama on April 17. Theo spent much of his childhood equally engaged in both sports and academics, earning awards for high achievement and placement for himself and his team.

Thereafter, Theo attended college at the University of Wyoming, once again demonstrating

his commitment to excellence in sports and academics. A 16-year NBA veteran, Theo Ratliff is a standout athlete, family man, businessman, and philanthropist. A 2001 NBA All-Star, Theo has consistently been one of the

League’s premier shot blockers, leading the league for 3 straight seasons –he was also a leading contender to win the 2003-2004 coveted title, Defensive Player of the Year.

Theo has a hyper-intense yearning to use his role-model status to make the world a better place. Theo Ratliff served as an executive board member for the NBA players union for 13 years.

While playing professional basketball, Theo Ratliff has always maintained a passion for supporting youth, particularly underserved youth, to better become leaders in our communities. Compelled by his passion for youth

development, he founded The Theo Ratliff Activity Center in Demopolis, Alabama, a 21,685 square feet facility to provide social and educational support for the youth and adults in the community.

As president of Ratliff Enterprises, Inc., which manages a portfolio of diversified holdings in real estate, digital media, financial services, and sport & Nutritional supplements. A major contributor to several charities, Theo attended the University of Wyoming, where he majored in Communications. and completed executive coursework at Stanford University Graduate School of Business.