Raymond Leister


Ray joined WDIY in 2002 as a local host of “All Things Considered”.  Back then, he also served one term as Treasurer and member of the WDIY Board of Directors. In 2004, Ray began hosting the 1950's themed Doo Wop/R&B/Old Time Rock and Roll show, Blue Moon Saturday.  Ray re-joined the WDIY Board of Directors as Treausurer in 2018, a position he currently still holds.

Ray is a lifelong resident of the Lehigh Valley. He graduated Bloomsburg University in 1974 with a BS degree in accounting and economics.  He later earned his MBA degree from Lehigh University in 1980.  Although early retired, Ray's professional career included Executive Positions with Ingersoll Rand Company as well as Chief Financial Officer of a privately held heavy equipment manufacturer.

Ray and his wife, Meg, reside in Lower Macungie Township.