Ray graduated from Ohio State University with a B.S. in Computer Information Science Engineering. After working many years as a software engineer, he returned to school and graduated with an Associate of Applied Science in Veterinary Technology degree in 2004. His first 11 years were spent as an ER technician. He then spent a year working as a lead patient care technician before joining RMVC in 2016.

In his free time, Ray enjoys making veterinary-related Android apps and competing in all types of triathlon events.