Please allow me to introduce you to Mr. Raymond E. McCreary our new COO; he will be assisting us in getting to the next level. Ray will report to me.
Ray was in transition after the sale of the company he founded, Paragon Household Products. Ray built this company from the ground up for 14 years, created a nationally recognized brand for a moth ball product, and more importantly developed the lowest cost manufacturing capability for this product, globally. Ray’s time with Paragon yielded many specific and important skills. He built a team with good capabilities, he developed an expertise in environmental related manufacturing regulations, and he understands the lifecycle of a company. Prior to founding Paragon, Ray was with many leading multinational companies throughout his career, where he held leading roles within Operations, Finance, Joint Venture Management, and Capital Planning, achieving increasing responsibility with each role.
Ray is a determined and highly motivated individual. His passion for business comes through upon meeting him, he asks good and insightful questions and extremely prepared. In fact, before interviewing for the job he completed preliminary research on Spectra’s products, trying to better understand where expansion efforts should focus to get Spectra to the next level of sales growth. Ray has a deep level of intellectual capacity, have taken on important roles throughout his career, never having to “look” for a position, he was always referred and recommended. Because of his depth of experience Ray has developed a keen sense of businesses and products from the ground up, largely due to his deep and strong finance background. After the sale of Paragon, he remains interested in continuing to pursue employment due largely to his passion for building products, and companies.
If you have any questions, Ray will be more than happy to answer them. His e-mail is R.McCreary@SpectrColors.com.