Ray Goodman

Director of Public Services


Ray Goodman is the Director of Public Services and has held the position since January, 2008.  He was previously the Assistant Director of Public Services. Prior to that, he served the City for nine years in several positions, including Director of Parks and Gardens.


Ray is currently a member of the Board of Directors of both the South Carolina Chapter of America Public Works Association and Sumter Academy School. Previously, he served as a member of Central Carolina Technical College Board of Commissioners and is currently a member of Sumter Leadership Class #24. 


Ray holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Civil Engineering Technology from South Carolina State University and an Associate of Science Degree in Civil and Environmental Engineering Technology from Sumter Area Technical College.


Ray is married to the former Shirley Ann Fleming of Sumter, and they are the proud parents of two children, Phylicia and Jared.