Todd Gray
Manager, Supplier Diversity Materials Management, Grady Health System

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 program 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 Wachovia and 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 a Metro Atlanta native, Gray is an active participant in civic and state level initiatives impacting diversity and community. Gray has partnered over the last decade as a mentor through the State of Georgia’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 contributes leadership by serving on the Board of Directors for the Georgia Minority Supplier Development Council, The Atlanta Business League, and The Villages at Carver Family YMCA. Where Gray represents his location for the collective YMCA of Metro Atlanta’s annual “Why it Matters” fund raising campaign. Gray previously held board positions with the South Region Minority Supplier Development Council, the South Florida Minority Supplier Development Council, and the Atlanta Berean Church. Gray was recognized in 2008 by the Atlanta Business Journal as one of Atlanta’s Top 50 Rising Stars. Received the 2015 Advocate of the Year Award from the Georgia Minority Supplier Development Council. And is a 2016 featured “Game Changer” in Who’s Who in Black Atlanta Mr. Gray is nationally recognized and featured for his achievements in supplier diversity and contributions to communities across the nation. Gray received a Bachelor’s 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. 

 

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