Ray has been a member of the Boston Carpenter’s Union for over 33 years, beginning his career in construction as a Carpenter with New England Finish Systems before accepting promotions to Foreman, Field Supervisor, VP of Operations, and eventually President of NEFS. Under Ray’s leadership, NEFS has grown extensively, becoming one of the largest Wall and Ceiling contractors in the country. Opening a number of new divisions in recent years, Ray is keen on the growing needs of the expanding market. He sits on the board of the ACE Mentor Program in Boston and serves as an active member of the New England Regional Council of Carpenters and the Associated Subcontractors of Massachusetts. Ray prides himself in leading by example and works very closely with his team at meeting and exceeding client expectations.