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Christy Ray

Christy Ray joined the Clarus team in early 2014, bringing with her an approach to meeting clients’ needs that values transparency, collaboration, efficiency, creativity, and action.  Her attention to stakeholder needs, measurement, and follow-through enable clients to understand their direction and develop a road map for getting there.  She is motivated to bring structure and cohesion to complex situations and to inspire stakeholders around a shared vision. 
 

Previous Experience

Prior to joining Clarus, Christy spent a significant portion of her career in corporate settings in the midst of major organizational change.  In addition to independent consultancy, Christy has held leadership positions in Healthcare Administration and Aerospace Manufacturing.  She has worked with all positions within organizations, from staff to senior executives of a Fortune 100 Company.
 

Education

Louisiana State University
Bachelor of Science, Business Finance

University of Alabama at Birmingham
Master of Science in Health Administration
 

Honors

Birmingham Business Journal “Top 40 Under 40” in 2006
 

Community Involvement

The Public Affairs Research Council of Alabama, Roundtable member
Birmingham Business Alliance Investor, Clarus Representative
The American Heart Association, Circle of Red Member
The Healthcare Financial Management Association, member and conference speaker
The American College of Healthcare Executives, member and former Birmingham chapter secretary
UAB Alumni Association
The Birmingham Dream Center, volunteer
Lifeline Children’s Services, volunteer
Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators – member