Ray holds an MBA from the DePaul University Kelstadt Graduate School of Business in Chicago, IL and a Bachelor of Science Degree in Marketing from Miami University in Oxford, OH. Ray is a proven sales leader in the consumer products field. With his 20 year career working for companies such as Black & Decker, First Alert, & Master Lock he brings a wealth of industry sales and marketing experience to our team. Ray is skilled at creating, coaching, and managing sales teams to sell and market to "Big Box" retail, specialty accounts, and Hardware Co-ops and Distributors in the US and Canadian markets. He also has extensive experience working on new product introductions to the retail marketplace.