The Rampel name is very famous in Terran history, it is considered to be a 'noble' house. During the Sojourner Returner War, the princes of that side of the war were the Rampel family. They were very closely allied with the Pac-Ha.
Tom Rampel is described as being 38 years old, handsome, with salt-and-pepper hair. He gives the impression of an old-Earth G-Man.