Al and Autumn Ray have been married since 1970 and are the founding directors of MarriageTeam, a 501(c)(3) non-profit dedicated to empowering couples for winning marriages. MarriageTeam trains Christian coach couples and places married and pre-marital couples with coaches for 6 to 12 weeks of skill building and personal application that leads to results. MarriageTeam uses best practices and distressed couples who complete coaching report an average 200% improvement in their marriages. Alan retired from the Air Force and has a Master of Science in Counseling and Human Development. Autumn has a Bachelor of Science and retired from county government where she was the Volunteer Manager for the Department of Community Justice. They are a certified Marriage Enrichment leader couple, Seminar Directors for PREPARE/ENRICH, and skilled trainers. They enjoy hiking and spending time at the Oregon coast. Alan and Autumn have two married children and a grandson.