Vice President of Programs
Ray Steadman serves as the Vice President of Programs for St. Matthew’s House. Ray joined St. Matthew’s House in March of 2012. Before joining St. Matthew’s House, Ray was the director of Children’s Ministry for Without Walls Central in Lakeland, FL. He and his late wife served in church leadership and graduated from the college accredited ministerial leadership program, Master Pastor Internship Program.
In his 9 years with St. Matthew’s House, he has held several director roles including shelter operations, food assistance, and housing. Ray is an ordained Pastor and holds state and international credentials for addiction counseling as a Certified Addiction Counselor. Additionally, Ray holds a certification in Recovery Residence Administration as a Certified Recovery Residence Administrator from the State of Florida. In his current role, he oversees all programs that involve residential services and food distribution through St. Matthew’s Houses’ mobile pantry.