Ms. Ray joined Bell Partners in 2007 and serves as the Senior Vice President of Financial Services. Ms. Ray is responsible for investor reporting, fund accounting & finance, operations and construction accounting, investor relations, and tax and compliance. She serves on the Bell 401k Committee. Ms. Ray holds a Bachelor's of Science in Business Administration and a Masters of Accounting from Kenan-Flagler Business School at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and also is a North Carolina licensed Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and Real Estate Broker. Prior to joining Bell Partners, Ms. Ray consulted for privately-held companies, managed the financial arm of a regional staffing company, and owned a residential real estate development and management company. She started her career at Ernst and Young.