Raymond Bush

Board Member

Mr. Raymond Walter Bush, Jr. is an accomplished IT professional and businessman. Raymond has been in the IT business for over 20 years, initially, as a government contractor and, currently, as a business owner. Mr. Bush is founder of Zeno Associates, LLC., a cybersecurity firm that supports the United States Federal Government and commercial entities. Zeno Associates provides consulting services to the Department of Defense (DOD) and law enforcement agencies in support of the Federal Zero Trust Architecture (ZTA) strategy. Raymond has built his business independently from the ground up. Subsequently, Zeno Associates has become a highly reputable company in the IT industry, specifically within the realm of cybersecurity.

Raymond Bush is a decorated United States Army Veteran who spent nearly 10 years in active duty. Mr. Bush served several overseas tours; however, while in active duty, Mr. Bush incurred a life altering partial disability which resulted in honorable discharge from the United State Army. During his time of active duty Raymond served on the Joint Endeavor, Operation Enduring Freedom and the Operation Iraqi Freedom. Raymond entered the military straight out of high school as a young man. Mr. Bush takes extreme pride in his military experience and openly admits that much of his current life skills and discipline was acquired during his time serving his country. Amongst many awards and acknowledgements, Raymond Bush has received two Army Commendations Medals, two National Defense Service Medals, and two Armed Forces Reserve (with M Device) Medals.

In addition to his highly esteemed professional career, Mr. Bush is an intensely committed family man. Raymond has been married to his wife, Monti, for 18 years, and from their union they have a set of twins, Elijah and Zoe, who are high school rising seniors. Raymond is also a dedicated member of the Prayer and Word Church, Inc. where he serves as a Deacon and member of the Board of Trustees. Mr. Bush, additionally, serves on the Board of Trustees for United Healthcare while chairing several subcommittees.

Raymond Bush, Jr. is a graduate of Suitland High School in Prince George’s County, Maryland. After completing his U. S. military active service, Raymond attended and graduated from the United States Army Intelligence Center in Fort Huachuca, Arizona. Additionally, Mr. Bush received a Bachelor of Science degree in CyberSecurity Management and Policy from the University of Maryland Global Campus. When time permits from his busy schedule, Raymond enjoys community engagement initiatives, marine aquaculture, and classic car restoration.

Mr. Raymond Bush, Jr. is a cultivated man of faith. Raymond has a heart to serve others and an appetite for knowledge. Raymond’s innate commitment to excellence and high expectations of achievement has been an inspiration to those around him. We are thrilled to have him as a part of our esteemed Board of Directors.