RAY MCCARTY: President & CEO Associated Industries of Missouri

Ray McCarty is the President & CEO of the Associated Industries of Missouri.  Ray McCarty has served as president and CEO of Associated Industries of Missouri(AIM) since 2008. He also serves as the executive director of the Taxpayers Research Institute of Missouri, the tax division of AIM and executive director of the Missouri Transportation and Development Council, a group dedicated to improving transportation in Missouri.

McCarty works for the benefit of AIM members, drawing upon his wealth of experience in government and working with the business community, the public and the media.

McCarty previously served various employers of Missouri and trade associations as a governmental relations consultant and in various posts in the Missouri Department of Revenue ranging from revenue agent to legislative liaison. He has worked with the Missouri legislature since 1987.

Associated Industries of Missouri was founded in 1919 and is the oldest general trade association in Missouri. Associated Industries serves as “The Voice of Missouri Business”®, representing employers in the Missouri legislature, courts, and general public.