Raymond served as CEO and President of Great-West Life and its subsidiaries until 2008, and Chairman of the Board until 2013. He joined the firm in 1968. Raymond was also Vice Chairman of Power Financial Corp from 2008 to 2014. Over the years he served on a number of boards in the educational, healthcare and charitable sectors. From 2002 to 2015 he served as Honorary Colonel of The Royal Winnipeg Rifles. He is a IFR rated pilot and flies his own airplane.