Meet Our Management Team

David Ray - Leslie Ray Insurance Agency


President and CEO

David Ray has been with LSR since 1987 and currently serves as President and CEO. He is both a Certified Insurance Counselor (CIC) and Accredited Advisor in Insurance (AAI).

He has been on the board of directors of the Greater Beverly Chamber of Commerce since 2001 and was President in 2005. He was honored with the 2017 Business Person of the Year award.

Dave was the 2014-2015 President of the Manchester-Essex Rotary Club and still serves on its board of directors. He is also a member of the Kiwanis Club of Beverly and was a Distinguished Past President. He also has served on the board and strategic planning committee of the Beverly Children’s Learning Center and is an Associate (Town of Essex representative) for Lahey North – Addison Gilbert Hospital.



Executive Vice President

Executive Vice President of LSR, Richard P. Jones began his insurance career in 1973, working with General Accident Insurance Company, Andover Companies, and Utica Mutual Insurance before joining LSR in 1979. He is a Certified Insurance Counselor (CIC) and Chartered Property and Casualty Underwriter (CPCU).

Rich is a past Chairman of the Massachusetts Association of Insurance Agents (MAIA.)  The MAIA is the leading trade association for over 1600 Massachusetts independent insurance agencies and their collectively estimated 10,000 employees. He is also a member of the Beverly Rotary Club.