Raymond M. Wilkinson Jr., born in St Louis Mo., in Oct. 1943. Attended Washington University, where he studied Business for 2 yrs.
Ray spent a period of thirteen yours in St Louis Automobile Business, working in positions from sales to management. In 1981, he graduated from the General Motors Minority Dealer Training Program, Flint Michigan. Ray also attended Dartmouth Tufts University Minority Advanced MBA Program.
In February 1984 he was awarded a GM Buick-Cadillac Dealership, in Racine Wisconsin. Ray increased, the Dealership to 60 employees and at its peak over $800 Million Dollars in Sales. During his career as an Automobile Dealer Ray was in the top Twenty of Black Enterprises Minority Auto Dealers and one year at #3 in the 1990’s! During his Business Career he had further training at Harvard University, in the Cadillac Dealers Business Administration Course.
Since 2003, when Ray sold the Racine GM Dealership, he moved permanently to Las Vegas and has done Numerous Fund Raising Programs and Board of Directors Service thru 100 Blackmen of Las Vegas and now the 100 Academy Foundation Board. Ray is married to Betty Jean, for 50 years November 6, 2015 and they have three Adult Children and 8 grand kids.