Mr. Gray co-founded Coliseum Capital Management in 2005. He has nearly 30 years of private equity and operating experience. In addition, he has significant expertise leading operational and financial restructurings and has guided organizations through highly complex and distressed situations.
From 2003 to 2004, Mr. Gray was Executive Vice President, Strategic Projects and Capital Management, at Burger King Corporation, serving in this capacity on behalf of the private equity sponsors – Texas Pacific Group, Bain Capital and Goldman Sachs. From 1989 to 2003, Mr. Gray was employed by Metromedia Company at various affiliated companies. From 1990 to 1992, Mr. Gray was at Kluge & Co, and from 1989 to 1990, Mr. Gray was at Kluge, Subotnick, Perkowski & Co. Prior to that, Mr. Gray worked within the Merchant Banking Group of Morgan Stanley.
Mr. Gray is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania’s Management & Technology Program and holds both a B.S.E. in Finance from the Wharton School as well as a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from the School of Engineering and Applied Science. He currently serves on the boards of the following public companies: New Flyer Industries Inc., The Pas Group (where he serves as Non-Executive Chairman), Redflex Holdings (where he serves as Non-Executive Chairman) and Purple Innovation, Inc. In addition, Mr. Gray serves on the boards of a number of private companies.
Mr. Gray previously also served on the boards of DEI Holdings, Inc., Benihana Inc. and Blue Bird Corporation.