Born and raised in Columbus, Ohio - Ray has been singing and playing musical instruments from an early age. He began writing songs and playing acoustic guitar freshman year of college. He has since played in a variety of bands and as a solo singer/songwriter. Inspired by the acoustic greats (John Mayer, Jack Johnson, and Dave Matthews), Ray's style is focused on the power of music, especially as an expression of love. Ray is an active investor and supporter of startup businesses, especially social enterprises seeking to improve the world.