Ray is a retired State Farm Insurance Agent after 38 years of service to his community and has owned his own business.   He also has many years in Human Resources for several companies prior to his time at State Farm Insurance.

Ray has been involved with several men’s ministries, including over ten years as a volunteer with Promise Keepers, Iron Sharpens Iron, Men at the Cross and many others.  He has served on several boards for local servant ministries and Co-Chairman at the local Mayor’s Prayer Breakfast for twenty years.   Ray lives in Illinois with his wife, Mary.