Ray was born and raised in Indianapolis, Irvington area, and has been a resident of Franklin Township for 38 years. He has been married to Tamra Hollenbaugh for 38 years as well and has two children. Ray retired from the Indianapolis Water Company after 26 years of service in management. He is a graduate of Indiana University in the Kelly School of Business, and he is also a Vietnam Veteran. Ray is a baseball and golf enthusiast. He brings 14 years of experience in real estate and specializes in hard to sell properties and property management.