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 also a supporter of startup businesses, especially social enterprises.