Board of Directors
Ray’s personal philosophy in founding BAFB has been to help promote hope, dignity, and stability for veterans and families in need in the community. Over the last 4 years, the charitable organization has grown to providing all the furniture essential for an individual or family transitioning from homelessness. As a seasoned Marketing and Business Development executive, he has 25+ years of proven success with responsibility for growth strategy and P&L responsibility. Ray worked at Xerox and Apple for 13 years each and has also held senior sales management positions with Autodesk, Diversified Software, and Hilti.
Ray holds a Bachelor of Science in Marketing from Boston College. In addition to his business career, Ray served for 27 years in the U.S.Navy as a Naval Aviator while also holding senior positions of Command.
Renee has extensive experience within the non-for-profit world as a volunteer and mentor.
Public policy expertise includes economic and community development, economic competitiveness, infrastructure, energy, regulations and community reinvestment. In addition to being a guest lecturer on entrepreneurship at San Francisco State University, Richard also holds a master’s degree in public policy from Harvard’s Kennedy School and a bachelor’s degree in economics from Boston University.
With over two decades of international senior leadership experience in enterprise sales and sales operations in technology companies, Bob consistently delivers strong results through customer focus, personal integrity, strategic planning, urgency of execution, stakeholder collaboration and transparency, and developing and leveraging talent.
Owner, Hengehold Truck Company