David Ray Named County Engineer

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Media contact: Devyn Giannetti: (216) 225-9813; dgiannetti@cuyahogacounty.us


CUYAHOGA COUNTY, OH – Cuyahoga County has named David Ray as the new County Engineer and Design and Construction Administrator. Ray started with the County on Tuesday, October 12.

As County Engineer, Ray will oversee the design, maintenance and construction for the road, bridge and sanitary divisions in the Department of Public Works.

Ray most recently served as Construction Services Manager for HDR Inc. Ray also previously served as Deputy Director for the Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT), where he was responsible for planning and oversight of over $200 million in construction contracts and over $150 million in capital road, bridge, and maintenance designed projects.

Ray has a Bachelor of Engineering from Youngstown State University and a Master of Business Administration from Cleveland State University. He is a certified professional engineer and surveyor in the state of Ohio and will represent the County on the County Engineers Association of Ohio.

“I am pleased that David is stepping into the role of County Engineer for the Department of Public Works,” said Department of Public Works Director Michael Dever. “David’s extensive engineering experience and prior work in the public and private sectors will serve him well for his work for the County.”