Name: Kyle Ray
Title: FP&A Manager
How long have you been working at AMI?
I started here in 2014.
Where were you born and raised?
I was born in Jackson, Michigan and grew up in Columbus, OH.
What did you study?
I went to Ohio State for two years then transferred to Indiana University Indianapolis where I earned a Bachelor of Science in Informatics.
What was your first job?
I was a movie theater usher.
How did you first hear about Asphalt Materials?
My dad, Chip Ray, works here.
What do you like best about working at AMI?
My favorite part about AMI are the people I get to work with. I get to work with a lot of very smart people, and I try my best to learn as much as I can from them. I think everyone here likes to have fun, but is also serious and wants to work hard to help our company succeed.
How do you describe working at AMI to others?
I really love my job, because I can help solve problems by working with data and building models. I feel like this role is the perfect fit for me. On top that, I work with a great team and get to be involved with a variety of functional areas across the company.
Describe your family.
I have a loving mother and father, and a sister who is 19 months younger. It’s always a good time when we can all get together. I have no pets, but my parents just got a dog and that is enough for me.
What is your favorite TV show of all time?
It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia.
What are your favorite foods?
Korean food, my favorite being black bean noodles.
What is your favorite vacation spot?
Los Angeles, California.
What is something few people know about you?
Back in high school I played hockey with Canadian crooner and Bubly spokesperson, Michael Buble. He and his bandmates just wanted to skate at a rink in Columbus, OH. My high school coach was the rink manager for the Blue Jackets and asked me to come play with them. It was all very spur of the moment, but something I’ll never forget.