Ray retired from the United States Secret Service after 32 years of dedicated service. Ray’s career with the Secret Service began in 1984 as a Special Agent assigned to the Miami Field Office. Subsequent career assignments included duty in the Baton Rouge Resident Office, the Office of Training (as a Senior Course Instructor), the Presidential Protective Division (during the Clinton Administration for 5 ½ years) and the Dallas Field Office.
In 2002, Ray was promoted to the position of Assistant to the Special Agent in Charge (ATSAIC) of the Chicago Field Office.
In 2004, Ray was promoted to the position of Assistant Special Agent in Charge (ASAIC) of the Dignitary Protective Division, in Washington, DC.
In April 2007, Ray was promoted to the position of Special Agent in Charge (SAIC) of the newly created Recruitment Program within the Office of Human Resources and Training.
In May 2007, Ray was selected by the Director of the Secret Service to be in the Senior Executive Service (SES) Candidate Development Program.
In January 2009, Ray was reassigned to the Atlanta Field Office as the Assistant Special Agent in Charge (ASAIC).
On July 4, 2010, Ray was promoted to the position of Special Agent in Charge (SAIC) of the Atlanta Field Office and appointed to the Senior Executive Service.
Ray is a native of Atlanta, Georgia (a true Grady baby) and a graduate of West Georgia College, Carrollton, Georgia, where he earned a Bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice and Post Graduate training in Public Administration. Ray is a member of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, the National Organization of Black Law Enforcement Executives (NOBLE), the International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP), the American Society of Industrial Security (ASIS), and the Association of Former Agents of the United States Secret Service (AFAUSSS). Ray served as the Board Chairman of the Metropolitan Atlanta Police Association (MetroPol) for calendar year 2013-2014 and he presently sits on the Board of the Georgia International Law Enforcement Exchange (GILEE).
Ray is the Managing Associate of Moore and Associate-Security Consultants, LLC, that was established in 2016 which provides a diverse array of security services to include corporate due diligence, organization policy and procedure reviews, compliance reviews, background investigations, physical security assessments and active shooter awareness training.