Ray’s focus on attracting, retaining, and developing team members while engaging them in an organization’s unique culture goes to create a best of class workforce. Previous to joining Brent Consulting Group, Ray lead Monogram Foods as Chief People Officer since 2009, and held human capital roles at Tate & Lyle, ServiceMaster, PepsiAmericas and PepsiCo.
Ray’s areas of specialty include talent acquisition, retention strategies, leadership training and development, succession planning, and acquisitions and mergers. Ray has international experience gained at beverage operations in the Caribbean at Puerto Rico, Jamaica, Trinidad and the Bahamas. Ray has negotiated contracts with the Teamsters, UAW, and UFCW along with developing union-free environments.
Ray has his BS in Industrial Relations from Kettering University and a MS in Labor and Industrial Relations from Michigan State University. He is a certified 360 coach, DDI trainer and Six-Sigma Yellow Belt.
Ray values giving back in the communities in which he has operated. He is currently a trustee for WKNO Public Radio, sat on the city of Germantown Personnel Advisory Committee and is a supporter of Monogram Loves Kids Foundation.