Ray founded RDLA in 2002 and is the Principal of the firm. Ray has over 30 years of experience and has worked at such notable firms as Sasaki Associates, EDAW, Rhodeside and Harwell, and Walker-Kluesing Design Group. Ray received a Bachelor of Landscape Architecture degree from Virginia Polytechnic Institute in 1985 and is a registered Landscape Architect in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Ray has served as President of the Boston Society of Landscape Architects; he currently serves the Frederick Law Olmsted National Historic Site in Brookline, as a board member for their non-profit partner, Friends of Fairsted. Out of the studio, Ray enjoys his six-month-old yellow labrador, music, and spending time with his family.