TODD A. GRAY

Todd A. Gray is Director of Supplier Diversity for Grady Health System. In this role Gray is responsible for sourcing, contract management, system wide development, implementation and facilitation of Supplier Diversity for Grady Health System. Grady Health System is the 7th largest public academic health system in the United States and has a strong commitment to the inclusion of diverse suppliers in their supply chain and purchasing activities.

Prior to joining Grady Health System, Gray served as Supplier Diversity Manager for CVS Caremark at their corporate headquarters in Woonsocket, Rhode Island. In this role, Gray led CVS Caremark’s supplier diversity team and was instrumental in creating process improvements, integrating corporate supplier diversity contract language and increased spending with diverse owned businesses. Previously, Gray also served as Assistant Vice President of Wells Fargo Corporate Supplier Diversity with responsibility for the implementation of processes, procedures and tools that supported enterprise-wide Supplier Diversity initiatives with Wells Fargo. He actively promoted and encouraged the success and inclusion of minority and women-owned business enterprises as they sought supplier partnership opportunities within the institution. Gray joined Wachovia in 2005 as Lease /Portfolio Administrator of Corporate Real Estate.

As an Atlanta native, Gray is an active participant in civic and state level initiatives impacting diversity and community. Gray has partnered as a mentor through the State of Georgia’s Governor’s Mentor/Protégé Program for small business development. He also supports youth minority entrepreneurship through his partnership with the Greater Atlanta Economic Alliance Construction Skills Development Institute and other organizations that provide current and future entrepreneurs with education, awareness and technical assistance. Gray also founded an Atlanta community youth development initiative for young men ages 12-17 called P.O.L.I.S.H.E.D. to help young men in the Atlanta Community develop life, social and community involvement skills through ongoing tutoring and mentorship.

Gray has contributed leadership by serving on the Board of Directors for the South Region Minority Supplier Development Council, the Florida Regional Minority Business Council and a number of NMSDC affiliate councils and the Atlanta Berean Church Board of Directors. Gray was recognized in the Atlanta Business Journal Magazine as one of Atlanta’s Top 50 Rising Stars and featured in the Business Leaders in Atlanta publication for his achievements in supplier diversity and contribution to the community.

Gray received a Bachelors of Science in Network and Communications Management from DeVry University and a Master of Business Administration in Finance from DeVry’s Keller Graduate School of Management.