Director of Financial Operations
Ray Millendez is the Director of Financial Operations at Spirit of America, where he manages critical accounting and finance duties and remains committed to innovation, accuracy, efficiency, and integrity to help Spirit of America achieve its mission.
Ray has extensive accounting and finance experience in the nonprofit and government sectors. Before joining Spirit of America, he served as an audit manager at a large, nation-wide CPA firm where he led the financial and compliance audits of nonprofit and government entities.
He also served at Operation Smile, managing the domestic and international accounting operations. Ray currently volunteers as a board member of a YMCA providing guidance and financial insight. A native of California, Ray received a Bachelor of Science in Accounting and Information Systems from San Jose State University and a Master’s in Business Administration from Liberty University.
He is a Certified Public Accountant, licensed in Virginia, and maintains an inactive license in California.