Ray Greenly Scholarship

Ray Greenly was the Vice President of Research and Member Services for for almost seven years.

Ray had a variety of responsibilities at, one of which was his management of our annual e-commerce report, The State of Retailing Online, the premier e-commerce benchmarking study. Ray also managed's membership with a personal touch rooted in his deep respect for the members and their businesses.

Never one to demand the spotlight, Ray was the kind of person that everyone wants on their team: patient, witty, and always willing to go the extra mile. A diehard Boston Red Sox fan, Ray was thrilled to see his Sox win their first World Series since 1918 before losing his year-long fight with cancer in the fall of 2005. The staff and the entire online retail community miss him dearly.

Ray's spirit lives on in the Ray Greenly Scholarship, which has been established to provide financial support to students pursuing degrees relevant to digital positions in the retail industry.

Find more information about the scholarship and the criteria for eligibility on the NRF Foundation's website. Please contact Robin Wagher with questions related to the scholarship application process.