Prior to joining Performio as CEO, Grayson co-founded Stables Partners where he served as Managing Director with partner and current Performio CFO and COO, Luke Teeple.
Before Stables Partners, Grayson led the acquisition and turnaround of Birdwell Beach Britches. Birdwell was a third generation family-owned apparel manufacturer and historic surf brand based in Santa Ana, CA. As CEO Grayson led the shift to an e-commerce model while preserving the Made-in-USA quality that makes Birdwell special.
Prior to Birdwell, Grayson worked in sales and sales operations at Sunrun, the largest dedicated residential solar company in the US. Previous to Sunrun, Grayson worked in sales at SolarCity and as an investment associate at Horsley Bridge, a venture capital and private equity fund-of-funds. Grayson began his career at Guidant Corporation where he designed drug-eluding cardiac stents. He also founded CrazyRaise, an online fundraising website for youth sports teams. CrazyRaise was recently acquired by Stack Sports.
Grayson holds an MBA from Stanford University, a MS in Mechanical Engineering from UC Berkeley, and a BS in Mechanical Engineering from Rice University.