Born and raised in Lebanon, Pennsylvania, Ray Maillet graduated from Lebanon Catholic High School in 1972 and attended the Seminary of Saint Pius X in Erlanger, Kentucky.
Maillet began a career in the banking industry in 1985. He held various positions such as loan officer, assistant branch manager, manager, assistant treasurer, mortgage officer, business development officer, and vice-president/commercial lending. During his banking career he obtained numerous diplomas from the American Institute of Banking and attended the School of Banking at Dickinson University, the Advanced School of Banking at Bucknell University, and the School of Consumer Lending at West Point Academy. He also holds various certificates from the Risk Management Association.
In 1983, Maillet was hired as a part time announcer for Lebanon Broadcasting Company, Inc., WLBR/WQIC and in July 2017 became the full time Sports Director for the stations. In addition to scheduling sporting events broadcasts, Maillet can be heard filling in for Greg Lyons on the “Lyons Den” weekday WLBR morning show and the “Early Morning Show with Steve Todd” on WQIC. In addition he also fills in as a news anchor and reporter and can be heard on the Saturday morning AM show and is in the community doing various on-location broadcasts.
Maillet has been active in the Lebanon community over the years, having served on the Board of Directors of the Community of Lebanon Association (Past President), the Board of Directors of the Lebanon Valley Chamber of Commerce, the Kiwanis Club of Lebanon, where he served as President of the Club and as Lieutenant Governor for the Pennsylvania Division. During his banking career, working in Lebanon and Berks County, he also served as a Board Member and President of the Reading-Berks Conference of Churches and was Board Member for the Reading Symphony Orchestra.
Ray currently resides in Annville with his wife Melissa and children Jessica and Matthew. He also has a daughter, Casandra living in Florida and a son Michael who lives in Annville.