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Ray Witbeck

San Francisco Bay Area, California, US 10:37 AM (PDT) Local Time


About Ray Witbeck

Qualifications Ray has enjoyed using his voice ever since he was a boy – performing in talent shows, competing and winning in local speaking contests, and even receiving a fellowship in graduate school to focus on public speaking. Ray has continued to communicate over the years as a teacher and retreat speaker. He used his voice every day as an executive recruiter, which he had successfully done for more than a decade. Ray has enjoyed nature and the outdoors his entire life – as a camper, hiker, backpacker and avid birdwatcher. He loves history (especially California history) and reads constantly. Ray has been married to his wife Liz for more than 30 years and has two adult children. Voice Style / Type Ray's voice-over type has been described as warm, articulate, friendly, persuasive, motivational, authoritative, conversational, playful, sincere, relaxed, thoughtful and caring.

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Vocal Characteristics



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Voice Ages

Middle Aged (35-54), Senior (55+)


North American (General), North American (US General American - GenAM), North American (US Midwest- Chicago, Great Lakes), North American (US West Coast - California, Portland), North American (US Western)

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Voice Over Categories

Animation Movie Trailers Documentaries Audiobooks Elearning Radio Ad Telephone Podcasting Television Ad Video Narration Online Ad Voice Assistant

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Turnaround Time

24-48 Hours if not much sooner. Contact me for special requests.

Live Directed Sessions

Phone Call, Phone Patch, Source-Connect, Video Conferencing (Zoom, Skype)


Focusrite Scarlett Studio

Computer & Software

Source Connect Standard v3.9, MAC OSX, HP Windows 10, Audacity, SoundTap

Special Equipment

Focusrite Scarlett Solo

Service Overview

Voice Over

With a background in both business and ministry, Ray believes in a high level of trust and candor, working together with mutual respect. Communication is frequent and work is completed promptly.

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Voice Over Experience

Voice Actor

The Sound of Ray • Permanent Full-time

Aug 2017 - Present

Provide voice talent for a wide variety of projects - commercial, promotional, educational, training, documentaries, explainers, historical characters in a broad and diverse market sectors

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Executive Recruiter / Owner

Staffing Industry Search Partners • Permanent Full-time

Jan 2011 - Aug 2017

Provide placement services to staffing organizations needing middle and upper management personnel.

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Executive Recruiter / Managing Partner

GRN Pleasanton • Permanent Full-time

Jun 2006 - Dec 2010

Provide placement services to staffing organizations needing middle and upper management personnel.

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Business Systems Consultant / Branch Manager

Westaff • Permanent Full-time

Apr 2003 - Apr 2006

Worked at Corporate HQ to assist in nationwide integration of new workplace systems software for six months. Previously managed the downtown San Francisco branch.

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Director of Sales

USA NutraSource • Permanent Full-time

Jun 1998 - Jun 2002

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Associate Pastor

First Presbyterian Church, San MAteo • Permanent Part-time

Jun 1993 - Jun 1998

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Client List

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Voice Over Testimonials

Ray was perfect for what we had asked and described in the job. He was quick to get us what we needed and had some great suggestions to improve the video. Couldn't be happier. Thanks Ray!

Fitzgerald Glider Kits

Ray did a great job. This was my second job that he completed with a fast turnaround time and he nailed the read on the first go.

Truck Hero, Inc.

Ray was very professional, fast and easy to work with. He collaborated with our team to ensure the client's vision and expectations were met.

Shoshal Group
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Very Professional

7 people said Ray was a professional from start to finish.

Excellent Quality

3 people said Ray’s final deliverable quality exceeded their expectations.

Takes Direction Very Well

2 people said Ray followed directions to deliver the project.

Great Communicator

1 person said Ray communicated clearly and quickly.

Fast Turnaround Time

1 person said Ray provided files faster than they expected.

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Fernando Diez

May 3, 2022

This is our fourth time working with Ray. Great as always.

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Fernando Diez

Apr 21, 2022

This is the third job we do with Ray. Amazing talent. He responds very quickly to all messages, turnaround time is great and the quality of the work is perfect. I highly recommend Ray to anyone looking for voice over talent on this platform.

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Voice Of God Recordings

Jan 19, 2022

Ray was great to work with. He took direction well and gave us exactly what we were looking for in our audio project.

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