LAKE RAY: President First Coast Manufacturers Association

Lake Ray is the President of the First Coast Manufacturers Association. In this role, and as State Representative (2008-2016) he has advocated for the growth and economic success of the manufacturing industry.

Additionally, he is responsible for administration oversight, increasing public awareness, policy development and membership. Lake has a Bachelor’s degree in civil engineering from University of Florida and worked as a civil engineer/small business owner for 30 years.

The First Coast Manufacturers Association mission is to be the regional authority and resource for manufacturers, encouraging streamlined processes, eliminating unnecessary barriers to manufacturers, creating pathways for skilled workforce, and promoting public awareness of manufacturing’s significance.

We collaborate with industry leaders to bring quality training programs and networking events to our members. Our tireless, outspoken support for our members will continue to highlight important issues to policy makers and the general public.