Matthew Ray



Matthew Ray joined YOUNG & Associates through the acquisition of IN-Line Consulting & Engineering Services. With 2.5 years of seasoned experience in building consulting, Matthew brings valuable expertise to the team. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting and a Level 3 mastery in Xactimate. Additionally, he is certified as a Water Damage Restoration Technician (WRT) by the Institute of Inspection, Cleaning and Restoration Certification (IICRC).

Matthew’s expertise lies in providing tailored solutions that prioritize efficiency, sustainability, and safety. His background in accounting, coupled with his analytical mindset, enables him to offer insightful recommendations to clients. With a commitment to continuous learning and community engagement, Matthew is dedicated to empowering clients to optimize the performance of their built environments.


  • Water Damage Restoration Technician (WRT) - IICRC
  • Level 3 Xactimate Certification
  • FAA Certified Drone Pilot

Professional Experience

  • 2023 - Current | Consultant | YOUNG & Associates
  • 2021 - 2023 | Associate Construction Consultant | IN-Line Consulting & Engineering Services
  • 2018 - 2021 | Sales Associate | Home Depot


  • University of North Georgia - Bachelor of Business Administration - Auditing - Dahlonega - Georgia