Bob Gray has spent over three decades as an international business leader in the technology industry. As a business executive, he has worked with dozens of Fortune 500 and private equity companies across a range of industries. His responsibilities have taken him to nearly 30 countries including China, France, Germany, India, Israel, Japan, Mexico, Singapore, South Korea, Switzerland, and the UK. As an investor in technology businesses, Bob serves on the board of directors of Ammacore, an Alpharetta-based North American network solutions company.
Bob comes from a family with a legacy of service. Richard Gray, his father, flew B-47s in the USAF during the Cold War while his uncle, Robert Patton, flew F-111s. His grandfather served in WWI and his great grandfather served in the Civil War. While his father was stationed at Pease Air Force base in New Hampshire, Bob was born at the Navy hospital on Jamaica Island. Unable to obtain a Class 3 medical certificate, Bob earned his pilot training as a civilian while studying aerospace engineering at Georgia Tech, where he was also on a competitive swimming scholarship.
After Bob’s son, Marshall was diagnosed with dyslexia, Bob led the development of the Swift School in Roswell, Georgia. Today, the Swift School is the largest school in the Southeast devoted to teaching children with dyslexia. Bob has also advised North Point Community Church, Mount Pisgah United Methodist Church and the YMCA on various strategic expansion plans and programs.
After graduating with a Bachelor of Science in Engineering from Purdue University and studying Accounting at the University of Illinois, Bob earned a Masters in Business Administration in Finance from the University of Chicago.
Bob is married to his high school sweetheart, Susanne. The Grays raised their four children – Madeline, Marshall, Savannah and Allie – in Johns Creek, Georgia where they currently reside. They’re active members at Passion City Church where they serve in a variety of volunteer positions.
Feeling the competitive spirit, Bob has raced in dozens of triathlons and other events and continues to do so. He enjoys scuba diving, skiing, and hiking with his family. A lifetime member of the NRA, Bob is a member of the River Bend Gun Club and is often at Sharpshooters in Alpharetta, Georgia.