Vice Chancellor for Business Affairs

Phillip Ray

Phillip RayThe Texas A&M University System Moore/Connally Building, 7th Floor 301 Tarrow College Station, Texas 77840-7896 (979) 458-6000 Fax: (979) 458-6044 As Vice Chancellor for Business Affairs, Phillip Ray is responsible for all real estate development projects, public-private partnership (P3), negotiation of operational efficiencies opportunities, financial accounting and reporting oversight, direction of tax and fiscal activities, financial functions related to the legislative appropriations process, annual operating budget process, Historically Underutilized Business (HUB) initiatives, Facilities Planning and Construction, human resources, benefits administration, risk management and aircraft operations on behalf of The Texas A&M System. Ray was named a 2017 Distinguished Alumnus at A&M-Commerce. Biography of Phillip Ray

2012-present Vice Chancellor for Business Affairs / Chief Business Officer, The Texas A&M University System
2008-2012 Associate Vice President for Finance & University Contracts Officer, Texas A&M University
2006-2008 Assistant Athletic Director, Texas A&M University
2001-2006 Assistant Vice President for Business Affairs and Contracts, Texas Tech University
1999-2001 Director, Procurement & Contracts, Katy Independent School District
1993-1999 Director, Procurement & Contracts, Texas A&M University-Commerce
1982-1993 Financial Analyst/Program Management, E-Systems-Raytheon
2008 Governor’s Executive Development Program, LBJ School of Public Affairs
2006 Executive Leadership and Management Institute, Stanford University / WACUBO
2004 Institute for Management and Leadership in Education, Harvard University
1991 M.B.A., Southern Methodist University
1987 B.S., Texas A&M University-Commerce
2011 Certified Auxiliary Services Professional,  National Association of College Auxiliary Services
1996 Certified Public Procurement Officer,  Universal Public Procurement Certification Council
Board member St. Joseph Catholic School System
Board member Texas Association of Mexican-American Chambers of Commerce’s Educational Development Foundation – 501(c)(3) non-profit corporation
Board member Executive Advisory Council  –  National Contract Management Association