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Punchline Talks! The BiG interview with Cordell Ray, CEO of CCP

Cordell Ray MBE, is the charismatic leader of the charity Caring for Communities and People (CCP).

The charity exists to transform the lives of children, young people, families, and vulnerable adults by preventing homelessness, strengthening families, and promoting independence.

With a head office in Cheltenham, they currently employ 270 staff, backed up by a team of 160 volunteers, currently delivering services and projects in Gloucestershire, Worcestershire, Herefordshire, South Gloucestershire, Bristol, Wiltshire and Dorset.

For a guy who left school at 16 with no qualifications Cordell (don't call him Ray!) has proven that life is what you make of it.

By hard work, dedication and passion for what he does he has helped build CCP to be one of the most respected and well-known charities in the South West.

How did he become their leader?

How does he manage so many staff and how did he manage the Covid crisis?

What was or has been his biggest mistake?

Who is his favourite artist and what are his top three business tips?

Mark Owen editor of Punchline-Gloucester.com lifts the lid on one of Gloucestershire's most caring personalities. It is an inspirational story and well worth tuning in for. It proves - nice guys can make it to the top.

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