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Meet Ray Alvarez — ARK’s New Strategic Partnerships Manager
The ARK Team is proud to announce our newest member, Ray Alvarez. Ray will be joining the ARK Team as Strategic Partnerships Manager and will be a focal point for our new Powered by ARK Program. His expertise will be integral in creating new relationships and growing the ARK Ecosystem through interaction with current and future projects building on the ARK Blockchain Platform.
For those of you who have yet to meet him, Ray has been an avid ARK supporter for a long time and a valuable member of the community. He started his contributions to ARK over a year ago by joining the ARK Community Committee and supporting various community projects like ARKTimeline and ARKThoughts. After seeing initial success through his contributions, Ray launched Delegate Echo on the ARK Public Network to bring more community services to the ecosystem.
From a formal education perspective, Ray has a strong background in political science and the legal field which makes him a unique asset for the ARK.io Team. He graduated with a BA in Political Science from Florida International University. There, he gained valuable skills in communications, negotiations, problem-solving, legal research and writing, and multitasking. He later obtained his Juris Doctor degree from St. Thomas University.
In 2019, Ray decided to put his legal expertise to good use by writing a number of articles about blockchain technology under the label The Blockchain Bench, and worked with Justin to host a mini-show inside The ARK Crypto Podcast called the Blockchain Legal Roundup. Now a member of the team, Ray will occasionally return to the show to provide more legal insight into the blockchain and cryptocurrency community.
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