Ray provides transformational leadership to companies facing challenges due to growth, disruption or financial distress. As a C-level executive and advisor Ray has 25 years of experience in performance improvement, strategy, turnaround, M&A, and financial restructuring. Nationally recognized for his success in transformation, Ray served as the President/CEO of six companies both public and private, as well as a board member and advisor in myriad industries.
He has both deep operating and capital markets experience, having led a successful public offering, private placements, multiple refinancing’s and more than 40 M&A transactions.
Ray is a member of Business Advisory’s leadership team, leads its Performance Improvement group and Co-Leads its Technology/Media/Telecom industry vertical.
Awards & Recognition
Atlas Large Mid Market Turnaround of the Year, 2016
M&A Advisor Technology Restructuring of the Year, 2015
TMA Turnaround of the Year, 2004, 2012, 2016
- Business Advisory
Restructuring & Turnaround / Performance Improvement
- Technology Media and Telecommunications
- Consumer Products
- Engineering and Construction
MBA, Finance and Strategy, University of Chicago, Booth School of Business
JD, Loyola University School of Law
BS, Accounting, Indiana University
NACD Certificate of Director Education
Admitted, Illinois Bar
Certified Public Accountant, Illinois (Inactive)
Certified Turnaround Professional