Ray Schey is the Market President & Publisher of the Phoenix Business Journal, a weekly business publication reaching over 35,000 business professionals in the Phoenix, AZ area. Ray is responsible for managing all day to day aspects of the publication.
Within one year of joining American City Business Journals, Ray was promoted to the role of Publisher in May 2014 after leading a successful sales effort as Director of Advertising at the Milwaukee Business Journal. Both the Phoenix Business Journal and the Milwaukee Business Journal are owned by American City Business Journals headquartered in Charlotte, NC.
Prior to his roles with American City Business Journals, he was the Director of Advertising at the Rochester Business Journal from June 2008 through April 2013. Most of his earlier career was spent in sales and sales management in radio and television.
Ray is a member of Greater Phoenix Leadership and serves on the board of the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication at Arizona State University. He is also a board member of Downtown Phoenix, Visit Phoenix, the Arizona Tech Council and is the Secretary of the Maricopa Community Colleges Foundation Board.
Ray received a Bachelor of Arts degree from St. Bonaventure University in Journalism and is a graduate of McQuaid Jesuit High School in Rochester, NY.
He has two grown children. His son lives in Ft Myers, FL and his daughter lives in San Antonio, TX.