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Richard Ray has 38 years experience in public accounting, financial management, and consulting.  Advancing to Manager at Price Waterhouse, Richard then became the USA Division CFO for Marley USA, a $450 million building materials manufacturer operating five strategic business units in North America, owned by a company traded on the London Exchange.  His transaction experience is $950 million, buy and sell side.  

Financial consulting experience includes full or part time CFO assignments in manufacturing, import consumer products, pharmacy, clinical trials support, and pharmaceutical/dermatological entities.  Turnaround experience includes serving as a Chapter 11 Debtor in Possession representative /CFO for a reference laboratory and Chapter 11 Trustee for sign manufacturer, agriculture, hospitality and retail businesses.  

Richard is a Certified Public Accountant, Accredited in Business Valuation, a Master Analyst in Financial Forensics, and a Certified Fraud Examiner. He has provided valuation conclusions for Dental, Physician & Veterinary Practices, Fabrication & Equipment Supply, Automobile & Consumer Products Retail, and Retail & Hospitality Property Development businesses. 

Richard holds a Masters of Accountancy from the University of Tennessee and a Bachelors degree in economics from East Tennessee State University.  Richard is married with three children and is active in church and civic organizations, serving as Rotary District Governor in 2017-18.  Richard enjoys gardening, reading and water sports.