Randy Ray
Chief Administrative Officer

Biography
Randy L. Ray was born in East St. Louis, Illinois on June 12, 1958. He moved to Kennett, Missouri in the eighth grade and graduated from Kennett High School in the Spring of 1976. After graduation, he worked at Emerson Electric Corporation, an international manufacturing cooperation until enlisting in the United States Army in 1980. After a brief time in basic training at Fort Lenard Wood, Missouri, he was transferred to Fort Lee, Virginia, where he received Advanced Individual Training (AIT) in Supply Management and Logistics. After completion of AIT he served in the 101st Airborne Division at the 20th Replacement Detachment Company and later was transferred to Frankfurt, Germany where he managed the flow of goods and services for all incoming military personnel for Western Europe. Staff Sergeant Ray was the Logistics Officer for the 21st Replacement Battalion for the 1st Personnel Command. Staff Sergeant Ray stayed in the United States Army a total of 12 years and upon leaving the Army, he received an Honorable Discharge and returned to Kennett, Missouri.
  
Mr. Ray joined FCC Behavioral Health almost as soon as he returned home. He would begin his 20 plus year tenure at FCC in 1992 as a Treatment Technician, advancing to a Community Support Worker and then, the Director of Adult Alcohol and Drug Services in just four years. In 2001, he was promoted to the Chief Operating Officer at FCC. This position allowed Mr. Ray to excel and utilize the logistics training and experience that he received while in the United States military. As COO, Mr. Ray was responsible for the day to day operations of FCC purchasing, transportation, Human Resources, and facility management. He also served as a liaison between the Executive Team and the CEO. He held this position until 2015 where he received a title change to Chief Administrative Officer but the responsibilities remained the same. 
Programs/Departments
 
Maintenance
 
Transportation
 
Human Resources
 
Purchasing