Join us at Columbia Rotary on Monday, June 1st when we welcome Ray Carci to the podium. Mr. Carci is the Vice President of Marketing and Development for Special Olympics of South Carolina. Guests are always welcomed and encouraged.
Ray Carci was born in Washington D.C. and he attended The University of Maryland on a basketball scholarship. He later transferred to The Baptist College at Charleston and graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Sociology. Mr. Carci worked with many Social Services agencies, including MUSC Department of Psychiatry, Charleston County Substance Abuse Commission and Dorchester County, before returning to the DC Metro area and starting the Sports Division of Martin Aviation, a jet charter company.
In 1992, Ray accepted a position with ACOG (Atlanta Committee for the Olympic Games) as Venue Director for the Georgia Dome for the 1996 Olympic Games in Atlanta. After the Atlanta Games were closed and final paperwork completed, he started with Special Olympics South Carolina in 1998 and has been with the organization for almost 18 years. Mr. Carci has served on several boards including SCAMPO, the Business Development Club of the Midlands and the DC High School Basketball Hall of Fame. He is also a charter member of the Main Street Rotary.