Rev. Ray Montgomery, Speaker

Reverend Ray Montgomery accepted and announced his called to minister in the summer of 1997 while a member of the Emmanuel Baptist Church in San Jose, CA. He was ordained in the Gospel of Ministry June 2007 and was commissioned as an Officer in the United States Navy in January of 2009 where he served as a chaplain. After his honorable separation in 2011 he has since served in multiple ministries, and most recently has become the Executive Direction of PACT (People Acting in Community Together), which is a faith based social justice non-profit grassroots organization in Silicon Valley. Rev. Montgomery received his B.A. in Economics from the Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University, and his Master of Divinity Degree from the American Baptist Seminary of the West (Graduate Theological Union).