Ray advises individuals and families to bridge their philanthropic values with critical community needs and opportunities. He serves as a trusted partner to a variety of philanthropists, ensuring that they receive stellar service and guidance in order to maximize their community impact.
Personal Philanthropic Interests
Diversity, equity and inclusion
Global giving and philanthropy
Ray comes to the Seattle Foundation with over six years of direct service and fund development experience in the nonprofit sector. His work has focused in the areas of child welfare and homelessness in the greater Puget Sound region. He is passionate about building relationships with individuals and groups to learn about their values and journeying with them to maximize their philanthropic impact. He earned his Bachelor of Business Administration in accounting at the University of Texas in Austin. He brings a genuine curiosity as a lifelong learner and a dedication to partnering with philanthropists to affect change for good.
Ray has been working at Seattle Foundation since 2021.