Ray has been a self-employed small business owner for 25 years. After graduating from the University of Colorado in 1982 with a Finance degree, Ray learned tax preparation working in a CPA office in Fort Collins, CO for three seasons beginning in 2001. He obtained his Enrolled Agent standing in 2005, and started his own tax practice the same year. After selling his tax practice to H&R Block in 2011, Ray has remained in the tax preparation industry as well as owning and operating an RV sales and rental business for 25 years. True to his Colorado roots, Ray is an avid snow skier, competitive barefoot water skier, and loves to hike and backpack in the Colorado Mountains. He has two adult children who, coincidentally both work at Colorado zoos, daughter Savanna at the Denver Zoo, and son Jack at Cheyenne Mountain Zoo.
Designations: Enrolled Agent (EA).