About Ray

Ray Walker, D A R, Certified Appraisal Reviewer, - CNAREA License 0553-12

Ray was born in Nanaimo and spent 20 years in management roles which took him all over Vancouver Island to places such as Victoria, Campbell River, Kamloops and Port Alice to name a few. He settled down with his family in Parksville where he ran his own small business, a photofinishing lab which throughout the 21 years adapted to fit the needs of the Parksville community.

Ray's analytical disposition made a career in the Appraisal field which he entered in 2005 a perfect fit. He achieved his Designated Appraiser Residential (2006) and Certified Appraisal Reviewer (2007) designations and in 2008 Ray co-founded Strathcona Appraisals with Norman Patterson to provide appraisal services on Vancouver Island. Since 2010, Ray has also worked and trained with Reliance Asset Consulting Inc., of Calgary AB as a commercial insurance appraiser and currently provides non complex insurance appraisals and complex insurance appraisals in cooperation with a certified designated appraiser in Calgary.

Ray has been actively involved his community through associations such as the District Chamber of Commerce, the Employment Association, the Lions Club, Scouts Canada, Knox United Church and the Rotary Club. He has volunteered for such positions as President and Treasurer, he has spent his time helping with Fall Fairs, Vocational trades' fairs for youth, Beaver and Scouts Leader getting youth more involved in their community, and his own family has hosted more than a dozen Rotary exchange students over the years. In 1988 he was recognized by his community by being honored with the Parksville Citizen of the Year Award.

Ray continues to enjoy his life in Parksville with his lovely wife. He is proud of his 4 children, 3 daughters in law and 4 grandchildren.

Ray Walker
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