FOUNDER & MEMBER OF BOARD OF TRUSTEES
Edmond Remie Gray is the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and Founder of Radio-Wish International (RWI) his responsibilities include leading the development and execution of the Company’s long term strategy with a view to creating shareholder value. As CEO, Mr. Gray is in charge of all the day-to-day management decisions and implementation of the Radio Wish International long and short term plans. He is the direct liaison between the Board and management of RWI, Inc., and communicates to the Board on behalf of management. He also communicates on behalf of the Company to shareholders, employees, Government authorities, other stakeholders and the public.
More specifically, his duties and responsibilities include, leading the organization in conjunction with the Board of Directors; the development of RWI’s strategy; overseeing the implementation of the Company’s long and short term plans in accordance with its strategy; ensuring that RWI is appropriately organized and staffed, including the authority to hire and terminate staff as necessary to enable it to achieve the approved strategy; ensuring that day to day expenditures fall with RWI’s annual approved budget; assess the principal risks of Radio Wish International and ensuring that all risks are not only manageable, but can be fully monitored as well.
As CEO, Mr. Gray is squarely responsible to monitor the company's internal controls to include all management information systems. He assists in maintaining appropriate systems to enable conduct its activities both lawfully and ethically; ensuring that the Company maintains high standards of corporate citizenship and social responsibility wherever it does business; serves as a liaison between management and the Board; communicates effectively with shareholders, employees, Government authorities, other stakeholders and the public.
He keeps abreast of all material undertakings and activities of the Company and all material external factors affecting the Company and to ensure that processes and systems are in place to ensure that the CEO and management of the Company are adequately informed; ensures that the Directors are properly informed and that sufficient information is provided to the Board to enable the Directors to form appropriate judgments; maintains the integrity of all public disclosure by the Company; Mr. Gray works in concert with the board Chair to develop Board agendas; he requests or seeks to convene special meetings of the Board when appropriate; he coordinates with the Chair of the board, to determine the date, time and location of the annual meeting of shareholders and to develop the agenda for the meeting; and CEO, he sits on committees of the Board where appropriate as determined by the Board; and abides by specific internally established control systems and authorities, to lead by personal example and encourage all employees to conduct their activities in accordance with all applicable laws and the Company’s standards and policies, including its environmental, safety and health policies.
Mr. Gray has been in the nonprofit and music industries for well over thirty years. He is also a performing arts teacher at the Minneapolis Public School District.