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 RSSA President Awarded the Ray M. Greenly Scholarship

Friday, Nov. 30, 2012

 

Alyssa Tomasello '13, RSSA President, was awarded the Ray M. Greenly Scholarship!

Ray Greenly was the Vice President of Research and Member Services for Shop.org for almost seven years.



Ray had a variety of responsibilities at Shop.org, one of which was his management of our annual e-commerce report, The State of Retailing Online, the premier e-commerce benchmarking study. Ray also managed Shop.org's membership with a personal touch rooted in his deep respect for the members and their businesses.

Never one to demand the spotlight, Ray was the kind of person that everyone wants on their team: patient, witty, and always willing to go the extra mile. A diehard Boston Red Sox fan, Ray was thrilled to see his Sox win their first World Series since 1918 before losing his year-long fight with cancer in the fall of 2005. The Shop.org staff and the entire online retail community miss him dearly.

Ray's spirit lives on in the Ray M. Greenly Scholarship Fund, which has been established to provide financial support to students pursuing careers in the e-commerce industry. A portion of the proceeds from items purchased through CyberMonday.com help support Ray's scholarship and his memory.  As of January 2010, more than $1.3 million has been raised for the scholarship fund.

 

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RSSA President Awarded the Ray M. Greenly Scholarship

Friday, Nov. 30, 2012

 

Alyssa Tomasello '13, RSSA President, was awarded the Ray M. Greenly Scholarship!

Ray Greenly was the Vice President of Research and Member Services for Shop.org for almost seven years.



Ray had a variety of responsibilities at Shop.org, one of which was his management of our annual e-commerce report, The State of Retailing Online, the premier e-commerce benchmarking study. Ray also managed Shop.org's membership with a personal touch rooted in his deep respect for the members and their businesses.

Never one to demand the spotlight, Ray was the kind of person that everyone wants on their team: patient, witty, and always willing to go the extra mile. A diehard Boston Red Sox fan, Ray was thrilled to see his Sox win their first World Series since 1918 before losing his year-long fight with cancer in the fall of 2005. The Shop.org staff and the entire online retail community miss him dearly.

Ray's spirit lives on in the Ray M. Greenly Scholarship Fund, which has been established to provide financial support to students pursuing careers in the e-commerce industry. A portion of the proceeds from items purchased through CyberMonday.com help support Ray's scholarship and his memory.  As of January 2010, more than $1.3 million has been raised for the scholarship fund.

 
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