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Albany, New York

Raymond J. Witkowski

At Changing Our World, Ray is responsible for leading business development, with a focus on new business opportunities and tailored solutions for our clients.

Ray brings over 25 years’ experience in higher education and non-profit brand strategy and communications in both fundraising and recruitment. He has worked personally with over 125 colleges and universities, including Albany Law School, Columbia University, Fontbonne University, Howard University, Le Moyne College, Marshall University, Saint Anselm College, Siena College, St. John’s University, and University of Pennsylvania, among many others. Additionally, he has worked with The Catholic Foundation (OH), the Council for the International Exchange of Scholars (CIES) and the Diocese of Portland, Maine.

Prior to joining Changing Our World, Ray served as Vice President for Client Services at Stamats Communications, a higher education marketing agency, where he focused on senior client development and consulting. Prior to Stamats, he served as Vice President at Zone 5, where he led the agency’s higher education sector. Additionally, Ray spent 20 years serving as Executive Vice President at Creative Communication Associates, where he focused on business development, senior project management and overall agency operations.

He is a member of the Board of Trustees at Newbury College in Brrokline, MA and also served on the Diocesan School Board in Albany.

Ray holds a bachelor’s degree in Communications from St. John Fisher College. He resides in the Albany, New York area with his wife Lisa; daughter, Olivia; son, Christopher; and their German shepherd, Jack.