Terry Ray has been an officer with The Salvation Army for over 20 years in many different locations. Having served from Washington DC to Minneapolis Minnesota, he calls the southern states home. He has held positions on the local level as well as overseeing 52 Salvation Army Boys & Girls Clubs and operating residential camps and conference centers in both Missouri and North and South Carolina with responsibilities of over 13,000 youth in the programs. Terry has music and Psychology focusing on early development. Terry is proudly married to Sharon for 25 years and they have three children, Kirsten is 22, Matthew is 19 and McKenzie is 17.
His most recent position in The Salvation Army before coming to Corpus Christi was as the Area Commander and Kroc Center Administrator in the Mississippi Gulf Coast, where he opened a new 53,000 sq. ft. family center that provided programs from childhood obesity to creative arts and music. Major Terry was responsible for organizing the design and construction of a 220 bed transitional housing center in Gulfport MS to replace what was lost after hurricane Katrina.
In the short time Terry Ray has been with The Salvation Army in Corpus Christi, he has cast a vision of change to meet the needs of a diverse population. He has created partnerships with other organizations that are transforming the way services are provided. By eliminating duplication of services and creating specialized areas of assistance, these partnerships have allowed all organizations to be more effective and efficient in providing services.
He brings with him a wealth of experience, a passion for youth and a deep desire to make families stronger. He has hit the ground running since he’s been on the Majesty Outdoors team and is honored to be a part of a ministry that changes the lives of so many.
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