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Ray Schafer - Vice President
As Vice President of the Port of Greater Cincinnati Development Authority, Ray Schafer is responsible for agency operations including finance and accounting, human resources, employee benefits, affirmative action, office operations, technology and general administration.
participates with the Port Authority Team to establish and pursue strategic initiatives in support of the agency's vision and mission as well as ensure effective and efficient operations.
Mr. Schafer was named Vice President in February of 2007 after serving for nearly a year as Director of Finance and Administration.
Prior to joining the Port Authority, Mr. Schafer was Controller for Landrum & Brown, an international airport consultant.
Mr. Schafer directed project and financial accounting as well as managed payroll and benefits and business operations.
Mr. Schafer began his career in public accounting and has management and finance experience in a variety of industries, which includes a manufacturing company and stock exchange.
Mr. Schafer holds a Bachelor of Business Administration from the University of Cincinnati College of Business, is a member of the Ohio Society of Certified Public Accountants and is currently Chair of the City of Blue Ash Planning Commission.