Rayford Davis

Rayford Davis has built a track record of developing teams and delivering results within the for-profit and non-profit sectors. Currently, as the Founder and CEO of Exception-ALLYSM, Rayford leads a team of education technology entrepreneurs, who provide digital solutions to help parents of children with special needs ensure their children have the highest quality of life.

In the non-profit sector, Rayford serves as a Board Director of Odyssey, an education non-profit organization at The Westminster Schools that delivers an academic enrichment program grounded in project-based learning and exposure to college and career opportunities. He also serves on the Atlanta Advisory board of JumpStart, an early childhood literacy organization. Additionally, he has advised a number of significant foundations, including the Ford Foundation, working with the West Africa Office in Lagos, Nigeria and the Ball Foundation, near Chicago, Illinois.

A native of Decatur, GA, Rayford is an honors graduate from the Westminster Schools, a magna cum laude recipient of a BS in Chemical Engineering-Materials from Florida A&M University, and a graduate in the top 10% of his class at Harvard Business School. Rayford is a member of Impact Church and Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. and is a coach for T-ball, flag football and soccer.