Strathmore’s Who’s Who Honors Ronald A. Gray as Professional of the Year

Ronald A. Gray, of Oak Brook, Illinois, has been recognized as a Professional of the Year by Strathmore’s Who’s Who for his outstanding contributions and achievements in the field of Legal Services.

Strathmore’s Who’s Who Honors Ronald A. Gray as Professional of the Year
Oak Brook, IL, April 09, 2015 --( About Ronald A. Gray

Ronald A. Gray serves as the General Counsel of Opportunity, Inc., (Global and USA.) He is part of a community committed to ending extreme poverty by creating jobs and empowering people to transform their lives in 22 developing countries. There are more than 2 billion people in the world living on less than $2 a day. Opportunity, Inc. provides that first opportunity in the form of a small loan, on average $150.00. With this first loan a person living a life of subsistence can fund a small enterprise and live a life of dignity and purpose with a job making the difference in breaking their cycle of poverty. Once a job is created and a business is thriving, Opportunity, Inc. offers a safe place to save money. Their clients have more than $270 million on deposit in their banks around the world. Mobile and fingerprint technology provides access and security for rural clients’ money and insurance is offered to protect against an uncertain future. By providing a powerful combination of access to banking, support of business training and trust groups, and fundamental belief in each individual’s potential, Opportunity, Inc. empowers people living in poverty to transform their and their children’s lives, and to create jobs in their communities. Mr. Gray states, “This is not a charity. It is a movement of like-minded people interested in investing in opportunity to end extreme poverty during our lifetime. It is the most significant and satisfying role that I have had in my long career in financial services.”

Prior to joining Opportunity, Inc., Mr. Gray was Executive Vice President and General Counsel of International Cards, Cross Border Initiative and a member of the International Executive Team at Citibank. Mr. Gray has successfully management numerous high profile regulatory investigations. He has consistently achieved multi-million dollar negotiated savings. Mr. Gray is the author of a widely acknowledged template on how corporations can increase diversity in the legal profession. At Opportunity International, Mr. Gray’s expertise is in the field of international and national retail and commercial banking, global transactions, and consumer credit. Mr. Gray received a Bachelor’s degree in Economics from Ohio University and a J.D. from Case Western Reserve University School of Law. He is a member of the New York State Bar Association, the American Bar Association and is a Board Member of Kids in Need of Defense. In his leisure time, he enjoys skiing, tennis and travel.

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