Executive Director of Operations, Executive Council
"Each and every employee takes their Safety responsibility for themselves and others around them seriously. That mentality matches so well with our overall ownership culture at C&I."
Ray is the Executive Director of Operations & Safety and has oversight responsibility for HR, IT, Facilities, Accounting, Procurement and the company’s Safety program. He graduated from the University of Kentucky with a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering. He came to C&I as a structural engineer in 1988 from Ashland Oil in Catlettsburg, KY. Ray is a registered Professional Engineer (PE), a Project Management Professional (PMP), and an Associate Safety Professional (ASP). He has worked his way through the ranks at C&I from structural engineer to Project Engineer, to Chief Project Engineer, to his current Executive position. Alongside those duties, he has also served the past eleven (11) years on the C&I Board of Directors and our ESOP Plan Committee, with multiple stints as an ESOP Trustee over that period of time. He has also served as the Corporate Secretary for the past seven (7) years.
He enjoys everything related to the outdoors including working his farm, fly fishing, hunting, backpacking, hiking, and snow-skiing.