Grant has spent the last 20 years working in product development for the outdoor, construction, medical, sports, and tech markets. During this time, he was a multi-award winning industrial designer, a director of product development for large and small companies, a creative director, an independent consultant, and a brand evangelist. He has developed large-scale product line plans for numerous brands, and helped entire organizations with product turnaround strategies.
His current professional focus is as a senior brand leader skilled at finding the key points of contact for brands and product lines, and using those points to develop a more meaningful, connected experiences. He is comfortable helping all levels of an organization understand how to give their brand a persona in the marketplace for profitable results.
Grant holds a BS in structural engineering from the University of Illinois, a BS in industrial design and product development from Western Washington University, and a MBA in Entrepreneurship from Southeastern Louisiana University.
Grant is an enthusiastic supporter of developing young minds through sport. A former open-level volleyball player, Grant and his wife Ashley run a sports performance training center that focuses on the preparing young athletes for the rigors of NCAA competition.