Bruce Ray


OHS Class of 1962

Bruce Ray holds a Masters Degree in Business Administration. He was drafted into the Army in 1966 and served his country until August, 1990, retiring at the rank of Lieutenant Colonel. He and his wife, Pam, returned to make their home near Olathe on land once owned by his grandparents.

He went to work in the start-up business, B&B Transformers, as their sales manager for the Western Region. When he retired from what is now Betz Transformers in 2010, it had become an extremely successful business.

During that time, Bruce was on the Montrose County Planning Commission for eight years and helped with the Olathe Sweet Corn Festival. He also worked part time for Meadow Gold Dairy as a transport driver from 1992 until 2014 when Meadow Gold closed down their business in this area.

Bruce currently serves on four Montrose County Boards; Olathe Cemetery Board, Board of Adjustments, County Weed Board and the Airport Advisory Board.

Bruce and Pam have three sons who are very successful, two with military careers. They have seven grandchildren.

Bruce Ray has been very pro-active in serving his country, Montrose County and his hometown of Olathe, making OHS proud.