Ray is the founder and President of US Solar Institute (Florida Department of Education Licensed College), US Solar Holdings and Florida Solar One (Florida Certified Solar Contractor). Ray is a registered mechanical engineer, a colleague of the National Science Foundation, a member of the US Green Building Council, Green Mechanical Council, American Solar Energy Society, International Solar Energy Society, American Society of Heating and Air Conditioning Engineers and a past President of the Society of Automotive Engineers at Ohio State University. Ray has been involved in large building construction, design and programming for over 17 years. His portfolio includes over $1 billion, designing professionally engineered building systems such as: commercial, industrial and institutional hydronic air conditioning, advanced building automation control systems, detailed energy audits, financing, retail development, photovoltaic power production, distribution, training & commissioning, domestic solar thermal system installation and performance contracting. Projects include: West Point Stevens (16 locations), CNN Headquarters, TBS studios, Duracell Battery, Coca Cola, Quad Graphics, Print Pak, Mayo Clinic, Ave Maria University, 1996 Atlanta Olympic games solar aquatics center.