Born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Ray grew up in Newark, Delaware and attended both Newark High School and the University of Delaware there. Upon graduation he began a career in the golf business that has now spanned over 20 years. This career path led to traveling all across these glorious United States, and taking in the joys of the outdoor life from coast to coast, Canadian border to the Rio Grande. He developed a passion for hunting and fishing at a young age and has maintained that love to this day. Ray has lived, traveled, hunted or fished in 40 of the 50 states and spends as much free time as possible outdoors. He currently resides in the mountains outside Blacksburg, Virginia with his wife and two children, where their home is surrounded by tens of thousands of acres of National Forest. Ray enjoys rural life....in the Wide Open Spaces.