Rob Ray has over 20 years of Business Development and Customer Service management experience, with specific experience in environmental contracting, foreign relations contracting and safety training management. He currently serves as a Sr. Vice President, managing Client Relations throughout multiple states. Rob first collaborated with AshBritt, as part of a joint venture in 2003, as an Operations Manager for several large scale hazardous fire fuels reduction projects that included high volume Hazardous Tree Removal in San Diego County, San Bernardino County, and Riverside County, California. In 2005, Rob served as both a Senior Project Manager and as the Operations Manager for the USACE Hurricane Katrina State of Mississippi recovery operations, coordinating and assisting in organizing over 1,000 subcontractors for disaster recovery operations in 16 counties. During Rob’s tenure, he has demonstrated outstanding abilities to develop and implement improved policies and procedures, resulting in efficient and productive disaster recovery missions. Rob is instrumental in planning and executing innovative project strategies and is considered an esteemed professional in the disaster recovery industry. Rob has managed more than fifty five disaster recovery projects and continues to surpass client expectations and project goals through his effective management and operational expertise. He also provides Public Assistance training as well as subject matter expertise presentations to clients throughout the Texas and California territories as well as most of AshBritt’s pre-positioned state contracts around the country. Most recently, Rob served as Senior Project Manager in charge of overall project operational management for the City of Augusta after the February 2014 Winter Storm Pax.