Mr. Gray is a Founding Partner with McAleer Gray, a boutique executive search firm. Its Principals have extensive experience in the executive search industry, most recently with Korn/Ferry International, the largest major senior-level executive search firm in the world.
McAleer Gray’s clients extend across multiple industries, and assignments have focused on Board of Directors to all C-level functionalities, and their direct reports.
Mr. Gray, with over 10 years executive search experience, was previously a partner in the Denver office of Korn/Ferry International, and led client development for Futurestep (a Division of Korn/Ferry) for the western US. While with Korn/Ferry, Mr. Gray led the firm’s global wireless telecom sector and co-led the overall communications practice.
His clients have included high growth, early-stage companies, as well as large established firms in telecom, technology, energy, call center, and other industries. Mr. Gray was a Principal and co-founder of Wayport, the pioneering firm in the global commercialization of WiFi. Wayport was purchased by AT&T in 2008. Mr. Gray has also served as Vice President of Operation for AT&T Wireless (McCaw Cellular), and was Vice President of Business Development for STS HotelNet. Additionally, Mr. Gray served as CEO of Itatel, a Sao Paulo, Brazil-based telecom holding company. Mr. Gray maintains numerous contacts in Brazil, and is conversational in Portuguese.
Mr. Gray has a well-rounded background with extensive operational and strategic leadership experience. Mr. Gray received a Bachelor of Science in business administration from the University of Arkansas.