Mr. Ray is a well-respected executive with Granite Creek Capital Partners. He was previously the Co-Founder and Owner of the leading supplier of direct-fed microbials to the commercial livestock industry, Nutrition Physiology Corporation. Mr. Ray is also involved with multiple Midwest-based businesses, including Scenic Holdings (senior living development company) and a commercial cattle feeding operation, as well as multiple ranching operations. As a 25-year veteran of the animal feed and ruminant livestock industry, Mr. Ray takes an active role on the Boards of Granite Creek’s portfolio companies, serving as a resource for sales and marketing strategies, business development, and product innovation. Most notably, Mr. Ray currently serves as Chairman of the Board for Veterinary Pharmaceutical Solutions.