Ray has been working in the landscaping industry since 1997 after graduating High School and obtaining a job at the Murfield golf course where his love for turf grass science began. Ray has worked at several companies including Davey Tree, Yard Solutions, Scotts Lawn Service and TruGreen where he held key positions from crew leader to account manager. Ray has developed a deep passion for the green industry and is always seeking educational growth. Ray currently is a certified Master Gardener through the Ohio Nursery Landscape Association. Ray also holds several commercial applicators licenses with the Ohio Department of Agriculture. Ray feels that the education in the green industry is very important and is constantly challenging his team to “not just do your job but know your job”.
“Vision without execution is hallucination.”
Operations at Community Green Group
Ray works with David Deskins to manage the operations of our Columbus branch. He oversees crews, maintains equipment and exceeds our customers’ expectations. Ray works with Kelly and Tony to ensure Columbus is abiding by our safety, accountability and inventory guidelines.
Outside of the Office
Ray enjoys spending time with his family. He also enjoys cooking, traveling and is currently trying to obtain permission from his wife to get his pilot’s license.