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Raymond Byrne

Vice President of Finance


Ray has worked for Grazzini Brothers & Company for over 55 years. In 1959 Ray started his career at Grazzini Brothers as a bookkeeper. Over the years Ray has served as a Project Manager, Controller, Chief Financial Officer for 20 years and now serves as Vice President of Finance and Board Member. Ray has served as Trustee for the International Union of Bricklayers and Allied Craftworkers Health and Welfare Fund, and the Retirement and Pension Fund of Minnesota and North Dakota. He is a Past President of Tile Contractors' Association of America (TCAA) and Past President of the St. Paul Builders Exchange. He has also served as Secretary/Treasurer of the Minnesota Ceramic Tile Association. Ray was the 2007 Recipient of the Carl V. Cesery Memorial Award presented by the Tile Contractors Association of American.

Ray spent three years in the US Army - Combat Engineers Division. He graduated from Minnesota School of Business in 1959 and immediately went to work at Grazzini Brothers.

Ray has been married to his wife Veronica for over 50 years. They have five children and 10 grandchildren. Ray enjoys spending time at his lake cabin near Pine City, Minnesota. He likes puttering, remodeling work at the cabin, fishing and golfing.


1981 - Veterans Administration Medical Center (Seattle, Washington)

1985 - Tripler Army Medical Center (Honolulu, Hawaii)

1986 - IBM Plant (Austin, Texas)