Ray is an alumnus St. John Bosco High School and California State University at Long Beach. He and his wife Mara relocated to Texas in 1991 and became founding members of Prince of Peace Parish in Plano.  At Prince of Peace Ray was the first School Board President and served on all three inaugural fund-raising campaigns and as the Booster Club President.  Ray has also served on the Board of the Trustees of the Catholic Foundation, the Diocesan Educational Endowment Trust, The Bishop’s Gala Host and Underwriting Committees as well various boards at both Jesuit and Ursuline High Schools.  Ray has spent 37 years in the software business and is currently the Chief Sales and Service Officer at ExponentHR.  He and Mara live in Plano and have 4 children.