Spencer Ray is the Senior Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer for Goodwill of Central and Northern Arizona, having previously served as the VP of Human Resources; Senior Director of Human Resources; Director of Talent Management; and Senior Manager, People Operations while at Goodwill. He carries extensive knowledge and experience in the HR arena, and has focused his efforts at Goodwill on developing HR as a strategic partner to business operations. As a people leader, Ray loves to help develop individuals and teams to be more successful. Having benefited greatly from strong mentors during his career, Ray enjoys mentoring others who want to better themselves and achieve their potential.
Before Goodwill, Ray worked for Arizona Public Service (APS) focusing on ethics, compliance, and various aspects of HR – HR strategy, employee relations, talent analytics, process improvement, performance management, labor relations, talent development, and benefits. Further, he directly managed several teams where he provided ethics consultation, leadership coaching, and advised executives regarding sensitive issues involving corporate ethics and compliance. While at APS, Ray also successfully led multi-million dollar projects to upgrade HRIS systems, enhance user experience, implement process improvements, and convert to more efficient practices. Ray received the prestigious Chairman’s Award for leading the process improvement team that revamped the retirement administration program in order to reduce potential risk and liability to the company.
Ray holds a Bachelor of Arts from Brigham Young University and a Masters of Business Administration from Arizona State University.
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