Ray McCray is a graduate of local schools in Tracy, Delta College in Stockton, Whittier College in Southern California and has completed certificate courses at Wharton Business School, Kellogg Business School and Hass Business School.
Ray McCray was appointed by the Tracy City Council to serve the remaining term of the City Treasurer in 1995 and continues in that role as their elected Treasurer. He is a member of the California Municipal Treasurers Association. Ray was appointed by the San Joaquin County Board of Supervisors to serve on the County Employees' Retirement Board, has served as its Chairman and was elected President of the State Association of County Retirement Systems (SACRS). Mr. McCray is a Director of the Merchant Services Credit Bureau, a board member of the Community Foundation of San Joaquin and San Joaquin County Schools' Foundation Board. Mr. McCray owns a consulting business in Stockton where he works with The Hartford on Institutional Deferred Compensation Plans. Mr. McCray has a Series 6 securities license and life and disability license.
Mr. McCray is married to the former Ellen Boothroyd of Tracy, a second grade teacher at New Jerusalem School, a rural public school. They have two children. Mr. McCray is a member of the Methodist Church and the Tracy Golf and Country Club. Mr. McCray is a former Tracy City Councilman, Community Action Council President (anti-poverty agency), Chamber of Commerce Director and a 2nd District Agricultural Association board member. Prior to his current employment Mr. McCray spent 14 years in banking, three years as an aide to the San Joaquin County Board of Supervisors and several years as a legislative assistant at the State Capitol.