Ray provides business value assessments, strategic planning, and business performance consulting services. He's consulted for banks, insurance agencies, securities firms, as well as other companies and has been involved in more than 100 business brokerage deals and merger/acquisition transactions. During his tenure as Chairman, President, and Chief Executive Officer of Leesport Financial Corp. (and its wholly-owned subsidiaries: Leesport Bank, Essick and Barr Insurance, and Madison Financial Advisors), Leesport grew from $200 million of assets to more than $900 million. Ray presided over 11 acquisitions, divestitures, and joint ventures. He has also served as interim, part-time CEO, and COO for several other companies.