Ray Harrigill

During the past 21 years, Ray grew The Sunray Companies to a 29-unit operation. Along with owning
and operating these units, Ray earned his contractor’s license almost 20 years ago, and began building as
well. With Ray’s expertise in development, construction and operations, The Sunray Companies is an
award-winning operation with over 30 awards in the past 15 years. Some of the most prestigious
operational awards include: Highest NPS Award for Palm Beach Tan in 2016; Palm Beach Tan Highest
Premier Sales of the Year in 2013, 2015 and 2016;. Ray also serves as a board member on the Massage
Envy National Franchise Advisory Board.
Ray is a Mississippi native and a graduate of Millsaps College and the Mississippi College School of
Law. He holds an undergraduate degree in business, a Masters of Business Administration, and a Juris
Doctorate. Ray began his career in the restaurant business while in school. He was recruited to run a
group of restaurants in his last year of law school and completed his degree while running 26 restaurants
in three states for Jackies International, Inc. In December of 1996, he left that position to start The Sunray
Companies, LLC when he purchased a single restaurant in Jackson, MS.