Allen Ray

CEO and President of SimplyHome, LLC and CMI, Inc.; BS MTE University of Alabama 1982; Licensed PE (1988-1998); Certified Aging in Place Specialist (CAPS) in 2009; Since 1988, owned and operated several companies throughout the midwest and south dedicated to serving the elderly, veterans, physically disabled as well as children and adults with IDD, TBI, MH, MI. Mr. Ray’s companies have been dedicated to serving individuals requiring supports, services and facilities through Vocational Opportunities, Supported Home Care, Adult Family Homes, Community-Based-Residential Facilities, ICFs/MR, Assisted-living facilities, Skilled Nursing facilities and various independent living supports. Since 2004, SimplyHome has designed, engineered, developed and used assistive technology to increase independence and lower costs for seniors and people with disabilities or special needs. SimplyHome was the first company to receive national accreditation (CARF) using technology in support of independent living and aging in place and was the AT advisor for Extreme Makeover Home Edition for 2011; Mr. Ray is a national speaker, presenter and instructor on the use of assistive technology to international associations, state agencies, provider groups as well as US Senate Committee on Aging; former appointee by NC Governor to NC Health Reform Commission and NCDD Managed Care Policy Group; former Board member and officer of NC AAIDD and other trade associations; active member of several state associations; national member of ANCOR, ARC, NAIPC, AAIDD.