Raymond Banks graduated from Linfield College in Oregon in 2006, with a degree in Economics. Ray has a passion for finance and business. For the Goggio Family Foundation, Ray developed an investment strategy that focuses on socially responsible businesses, while at the same time maintaining a strong financial position for the organization. While in Oregon, Ray volunteered as a tutor and mentor for underprivileged elementary school students. Through this experience, Ray gained insight into the problems faced by children in poverty. He is also very interested in renewable and clean energy. Ray is an avid sports fan who regularly watches Fiorentina matches (the Florence, Italy soccer club).