About

Ray Lopez is a lifelong Democrat dedicated to public service and his family and grandchildren. Ray was raised in Charlotte, Texas where he learned the value of education from his great-grandparents, Candido and Rosa Lopez. Ray is a graduate of Harlandale High School and he was later inducted to the “Harlandale ISD Hall of Fame” for his community service and work in education.

After graduating high school, Ray enlisted in the U.S. Army Reserve as part of the U.S. Army Engineering Corp. He is a proud veteran who served his country for 14 years and attained the rank of Staff Sergeant.

In 1971, Ray married his high-school sweetheart, Evelyn. Ray and Evelyn have been married for 47 years and have four grown children. They enjoy spending time outdoors and with their family—especially their grandchildren.

Ray Lopez is an accomplished corporate professional with over 40 years’ experience in the information and telecommunications industry. He retired from AT&T in 2009 where he held the position of Director and led a team of Technology Professionals responsible for a multimillion-dollar business portfolio.

Ray held his first elected position in 1990 when he was elected to the Northside Independent School District (NISD) Board of Trustee and served three terms, including Board President. After he served on the NISD Board of Trustees, he was elected to the Board for the Education Service Center, Region 20, where he served until stepping down to serve on the San Antonio City Council.

Upon retirement, he became President and CEO of REV Enterprises, Inc. providing Technology Consulting Services primarily in the Commercial and Education Sectors. In 2017, REV Enterprises expanded its reach into the General Construction Services supporting the Government, Education, and Commercial sectors. (reventerprises.com)

In conjunction with his corporate experience, he has a longstanding strong civic commitment including key leadership appoints. He has been elected to several high-profile governance positions and in May of 2009 he was elected to the City Council of the City of San Antonio, District 6, where he served 8 years and stepped down in June 2017 due to term limits.

While Councilman, he held several Council Committee Appointments:

  • Economic and Community Development Council Committee (Chair)
  • Intergovernmental Relations Council Committee (Chair)
  • High Profile Contracts Accountability Council Committee (Chair)
  • Audit Council Committee
  • Metropolitan Planning Organization Transportation Policy Board (Chair)
  • Police and Fireman Pension Fund Board (Board Secretary)
  • Police and Fireman Healthcare Benefits Board
  • Free Trade Alliance Advisory Board
  • Lone Star Rail District Board
  • City of San Antonio Regional Business Disparity Committee (Co-Chair)
  • SA Economic Development Corporation Board
  • Alamo Area Council of Governments
  • Committee of Six

In conjunction with his corporate experience, he has a longstanding strong civic commitment including key leadership appoints. He has been elected to several high-profile governance positions and in May of 2009 he was elected to the City Council of the City of San Antonio, District 6, where he served 8 years and stepped down in June 2017 due to term limits.