Ray was born in upstate New York and grew up in New Jersey. He moved to Vermont forty years ago. Ray worked in the family business, “Kennel” for 20 years. He worked with the adolescent community for 24 years. Ray has been here at Seall over six and a half years now.
His hobbies outside of work include golf and jogging. He reads non fictioin adventure books and walks his dogs “Lunabell and “Lu”.
We asked Ray how do you keep a positive attitude on those really tough days? Ray asswered that he breaks things down into small manageable pieces and exercises patience and slows down thoughts.
He advises new staff to engage residents in a variety of activities including those you like doing. Keep home and life challenges away from work. Keep your cool and speak nicely as often as you can – very often! Try and have fun!