Raymond began his career in 1996 as a Stationary Engineer for the City of Chicago, where he worked for ten years. In 2006, he joined the City of Chicago Heights as a Code Enforcement Inspector. Within 7 years he was promoted to Senior Code Enforcement Inspector.
On May 15th of 2017, Raymond was appointed Director of Buildings for South Chicago Heights by the Board of Trustees.
He is an International Code Council (ICC) and State certified inspector. Raymond also holds certificates from The Building and Fire Code Academy including International Building for Commercial, Residential, Mechanical, Special Hazards, Property Maintenance, and Swimming Pool codes. Additional certificates are the 2014 State of Illinois Plumbing Code and 2008 National Electrical Codes.
Raymond is a lifelong resident of Chicago Heights, a husband, father of two, and grandfather of four. Raymond enjoys spending time with his family and friends.