Professional Background


Andraya (Dray) Carson-Hruby brings nearly two decades of experience in strategic business development, operations, business systems, sales, marketing, public speaking, and consulting.

Dray’s career began as a financial advisor, where she earned her Life and Health Insurance License, Series 6 and 63 Licenses, and Real Estate License. She quickly rose to Managing Partner at a Phoenix-based asset planning firm, focusing on domestic and international real estate-backed investments. Recognized as the top Senior Asset Planner each year at the firm, Dray individually generated over $25 million in equity contributions and $200 million in residential, commercial, and resort financing. As Managing Partner, she developed training programs, documented policies and procedures for financial advisors, contributed to product development, and conducted due diligence for various projects and international investment opportunities.

Dray went on to co-found a private equity firm, serving as Senior Vice President. In this role, she oversaw investor relations and operations, supported product creation, and provided due diligence and research for innovative investment tools in the commercial and resort real estate sector.

In 2009, Dray launched Carson Consulting, LLC, a strategic business development and operations firm focusing on start-ups to mid-sized businesses. Her clients span industries including science, nutraceuticals, direct selling, health and wellness, capital markets, agriculture, construction, and more. This diverse experience has given her valuable insights into various industries. Carson Consulting, LLC advises on and implements streamlined business processes, standard operating systems, and human resource and outsource operational support. Additionally, the firm develops marketing initiatives, provides website and branding support, and creates investor portfolio packages. 

For almost a decade, Dray has also worked as a Senior Consultant for a private investment firm, exploring opportunities in sectors like water rights, farming, digital assets, and wellness products.

Dray is passionate about humanitarian efforts and has served as Business Manager for a 501(c)(3) organization that funds programs helping abused, abandoned, and neglected youth. She continues to support several non-profits through fundraising, event organizing, and speaking engagements. Notably, she has shared the stage with prominent figures such as Ray Kurzweil and the late Suzanne Somers, focusing on life extension topics.

To further her impact, Dray and her daughter founded Bag of Change, LLC, a company dedicated to creating products-with-a-purpose. The majority of the profits support the rescue and recovery of children freed from human trafficking in the USA.

 With a passion for health and wellbeing, Dray and her husband co-founded Kaizen Progressive Health (formerly Kaizen Medical Group), a pain relief and anti-aging medical clinic in Scottsdale, Arizona.

 Dray graduated with honors from California State University, Long Beach, with a B.A. in Interpersonal Communications, emphasizing Management and Conflict Resolution. She was a member of the University’s National Forensics Team, finishing first in California for Individual Events in Competitive Speech and as a national finalist in Parliamentary Debate, where she spoke on global markets.

Dray and her husband, Dr. Steve Hruby, reside in Scottsdale, Arizona, with their two children.