R. Glenn Ray, Ph.D.
Glenn is the President of RayCom Learning, which helps leaders who want to create an environment where people communicate clearly and choose to commit to organizational goals. He spent 16 years in industries such as chemical, construction, mining, and manufacturing and 10 years as an external consultant while Director of the Institute of Education and Training for Business at Marietta College. He has also had extensive experience training and facilitating federal government employees as well as family owned companies. His positions have spanned corporate training director, plant training manager, production supervisor, and production worker. As an internal consultant, he designed and administered employee development processes to improve organizational performance. He taught communication and leadership courses at Ohio University and Marietta College. He has led over 1400 workshops on facilitative leadership, small group facilitation techniques, communication, team development, and conflict management. His clients include 35 multinational companies, and 55 hospitals, government, education, and domestic industries spanning eleven states.
Glenn serves as the immediate past president of The National Speakers Association of Ohio and is a board member of Leadership Ohio, the United Way of Washington County, and the O'Neill Senior Center. He earned a Ph.D. in interpersonal communication from Ohio University in 1988.
Glenn has published ten books including:
Tons of Stone above my Head: Coal Mining Stories with Leadership Lessons (2010), RayCom Learning
You Can't Push a Pig into a Truck: Everyday Leadership Lessons, (2007), RayCom Learning
The Facilitative Leader: Behaviors that Enable Success, (2006), RayCom Learning
Rewarding and Challenging Employees: for Profits in Masonry, (2003), with Damian Lang, Hanley Wood