Ray is a Partner with the law firm of Pallett Valo LLP in Mississauga and a member of their Commercial Real Estate Practice. He is a graduate of the University of Toronto, having achieved a B.A. (Hons) and LL.B degrees. He is very active in the legal community having held several positions including being a Member, Executive Committee the Real Property Section of the Ontario Bar Association, Past Chair of the Real Property Section of the Canadian Bar Association, an Advisor to the Ministry of Consumer and Business Services on electronic registration matters, as well as others. Ray is a former member of the Canadian Armed Forces having graduated from the Military Command and Staff College in Kingston, Ontario and retired as Commanding Officer of the 7th Toronto Regiment, R.C.A., in the rank of Lieutenant-Colonel, He was awarded a Queen’s Golden Jubilee Medal and recipient of the Canadian Forces Decoration with Bar. He is currently President of the Last Post Fund (Ontario Chapter) which assists in proving burial services to veterans. He has recently served on the Business Learning Committee of the Mississauga Board of Trade for several years.