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Professional Profile: Ray Arnold 2008


  • Title: Managing Director
  • Company: VVA LLC
  • Location: 117 E 31st St., New York, N.Y.
  • Birthplace: Palmer, Ohio, 1966

Family: Married, with extended family relationships

College: Hofstra University

First job in real estate or allied field: Alexander’s Dept. Store facility operations

What do you do now and what are you planning for the future? VVA is a leading, full service, independent project management firm. The firm is regarded as an expert in project management for commercial interior, building development, infrastructure and renovation projects. The firm provides project management services for many industries, including, but not limited to, law firms, financial services, media and entertainment, schools and universities, museum and institutions, healthcare facilities, building development and retail. VVA recently opened a Washington, D.C. office and is looking forward to expanding in the Mid-Atlantic region.

Hobbies: Fishing

Favorite book: Still reading it

Person you admire most (outside of family): George Washington

Keys to success: Hard work, determination to succeed and treating others as I would like to be treated

If you had to choose another vocation what would it be? A Merchant Marine officer