Raymond H. Harris Appointed as Senior Fellow of Entrepreneurship for DBU's Institute for Global Engagement

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DBU recently appointed Raymond H. Harris as Senior Fellow of Entrepreneurship for the Institute for Global Engagement (IGE), a Christian, non-partisan think tank dedicated to addressing issues in the public square with biblical distinctiveness.

Harris is an architect, executive movie producer, and venture capitalist in God's kingdom. He is the founder of one of the largest architectural firms specializing in corporate architecture. The firm was ranked as the number two retail design firm in America for three years by McGraw Hill Architectural Record Magazine.

As one of the most prolific American Architects, Raymond used his profit to build economic engines and ignite young men and women to develop influential businesses in entertainment, agriculture, manufacturing, and technology. He's deployed his assets to build God's kingdom on earth as much and as fast as he can.

Raymond graduated first in his class from The University of Oklahoma and was selected as the outstanding senior and distinguished alumnus in the College of Architecture. Raymond serves on numerous corporate and nonprofit boards and is extensively involved in international sustainable-community-development projects in Africa and Asia.

Raymond has authored The Anatomy of a Successful FirmThe Heart of Business, and Business by Design. He is also an executive producer for numerous movies distributed by Sony Pictures and Lions Gate Entertainment. He is also an executive producer for a music company label. Raymond has hiked all of the continental US National Parks and served as a Boy Scout scoutmaster for thirteen years.

Raymond and his wife, Marydel, have four adult children with spouses and ten grandchildren; and reside in Dallas, Texas, and Jackson Hole, Wyoming.

Written by The Institute for Global Engagement

The mission of the IGE is to be a moral and spiritual catalyst for renewal in our culture. We believe the Bible to be a living and active narrative that illuminates the ideologies undergirding issues in the public square.