Ray Benson

Ray Benson is the front man of the Western swing band Asleep at the Wheel which has released more than 25 albums and earned 9 Grammy awards. He is also a founding member of the Rhythm and Blues Foundation, which raises money to help aging R&B artists, and past member of the board of directors of the SIMS Foundation which provides low-cost mental health services to Austin musicians and their families. Ray has served on the Austin Community Foundation Board of Governors since 2012.