Ray was born in Galveston and grew up in LaMarque, Texas. After graduating from high school he attended S. F. Austin University, where he earned his B.S. degree. After completing his service as a U. S. Naval Officer, Ray returned to Houston where he went to work for Spaw-Glass Construction’s Steel Fabricating Division as the Chief Estimator and Director of Purchasing. After a few years, Ray started Zap-Tex, Inc., an oil tool related metallizing and precision grinding company that became known as the very best in the industry. He ran Zap-Tex, Inc. until retiring at the end of 1999, Along the way he also acquired an old saltwater fishing lure company (Bingo Bait Co.) which he still owns but which is no longer active in business.
Ray has brought those skills that made him successful in his other enterprises to his real estate business. The attention to detail drummed into him in Naval Flight Training was also essential in the metalizing and grinding business, as well as in Real Estate Marketing. His honesty, work ethic and communication skills enable him to serve his clients in the manner which they should expect from their real estate agent. If you are selling your home or looking to buy a home, Ray will work for you until all of your needs and expectations are fulfilled. Call Ray and make a new business partner and friend.