As General Counsel, Ray is responsible for all legal affairs of MAPS and MAPS PBC. Ray is particularly passionate in crafting creative solutions for MAPS to achieve its goals while also being compliant with the law and mindful of risks. Since visiting the MAPS’ house in Florida during the 1980s, Ray has been a proponent of MAPS and what psychedelics can do for humanity. Before joining MAPS, Ray was General Counsel for Burning Man Project. Ray earned his bachelor’s degree in anthropology from the University of Florida, and his juris doctor from UC Davis. Originally from New York, Ray grew up in Florida, then transplanted himself in California half his life ago.