A native of Henderson/Rusk county Raymond is the long time General Manager of West Fraser’s Henderson Lumbermill. Prior to being named GM he held numerous positions of increasing responsibly including operations, maintenance and project management at International Paper. Raymond attended Kilgore College and holds a BS from UT-Tyler. A member of First Baptist Church, he has volunteered in numerous community organizations including youth activities, Henderson Volunteer Fire Department and served as a past board member at the Chamber of Commerce. Raymond and his wife Pauline have two sons and daughter-in- laws: Bret and Lacy Mitchell of Denton, Clay and Anna Long of Henderson, and three active grand children: Jack, Mila and Harvey.