Executive Leadership

Robert T-Ray Manley Leadership Executive Director

Robert "T-Ray" Manley
CEO AND EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Robert "T-Ray" Manley joined The Way Back as CEO and Executive Director in November 2019. He provides strategic leadership and operations, guiding the The Way Back’s mission and expanded impact. Robert is an experienced nonprofit professional with demonstrated success in philanthropy, community development, leadership and social change.

He holds a Masters Degree in Cultural Leadership from the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary and a Bachelor of Arts and Applied Science from Howard Payne University.

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PRESIDENT
TC Alexander

Sr. Vice President and Community Development Relationship Manager
BOK Financial

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VICE PRESIDENT
Jason Haley

Chief Investment Officer
ALM First Financial Advisors

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TREASURER
Dr. Kandyce Ormes-Ripley

Associate Vice President of Data Analysis and Strategy
Buckner International

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SECRETARY
Oby Osuigwe

Sr. Vice President - Small Business Credit Underwriting Risk
Bank of America

Chris Barnes

Chris Barnes

Chief Technology Officer/Director of Operations and Strategic Services
Howard, LLP

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Dr. Connie Bell

Senior VP of Security Risk, Global Incident
Teleperformance

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Alyse Ferguson

Owner
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David King

David King

President/Owner
Continion

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Todd Murphy

Founder and President
CorrHealth

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Lorenzo Ricketts

Vice President of Finance
JP Morgan Chase