Ray DuBeau brings a diverse array of experience in various industries to his role supporting Holdsworth leadership.
Ray’s career began in the United States Air Force working primarily in radar surveillance and simulations. Later he became the first-ever simulations manager at the Korean Air Simulation Center at Osan Air Base, South Korea, setting the precedent on developing effective simulation policies and training procedures. Stationed around the globe, Ray ultimately managed $37 billion in live aircraft and equipment with zero loss-of-life incidents by emphasizing the importance of efficient communication, training, and mentoring of supervisors and team members.
After an honorable discharge, Ray worked in information technology, providing tech support at American InterContinental University in Houston and The University of Texas at Austin while pursuing his undergraduate degree.
Upon graduation, Ray made a successful and fulfilling transition into administrative and organizational support in the private sector as well as higher education. At Austin Community College, Ray helped support numerous special projects and fundraisers, raising a total of $45,000 in scholarship funds for students.
Ray holds a bachelor’s in sociology from The University of Texas at Austin and is working on a master’s in human resources development at The University of Texas at Tyler. He is a firm believer in lifelong learning and its importance to professional and personal development.
Ray loves Italian and Creole cuisine and playing ultimate frisbee, and once paid to jump out of an airplane at 13,000 feet.