|David Grayson Co-Founder and
Chief Executive Officer
David Grayson previously served as Chief Executive Officer of DBI Holdings, Inc., a financial company with two brokerage subsidiaries. One, a U.S. based New York Stock Exchange member specialized in providing execution in U.S. equities to foreign institutions. The other, a London based broker provided execution in U.K. equities to institutions and retail investors in the U.K. and other countries within Europe. This company was acquired by what is now ABN Amro Bank where Mr. Grayson served as a Managing Director in their U.S. brokerage subsidiary.
He began his career in the brokerage industry in 1975, when he helped found Discount Brokerage Corporation, one of the first companies to provide discount brokerage services. He served as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer. This firm was later sold to what is now Bank of America N.A.
Mr. Grayson has served as the Chairman of the Institutional Firms Committee of the Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association (SIFMA). He is also a former member of the International Committee of the SIFMA and a former member of the New York Stock Exchange Specialty Firms Advisory Committee, and Disciplinary Hearing Committee.
He is a former Chairman of the Retinal Research Fund of the Weill Medical College / New York Presbyterian Hospital, Treasurer and a Director of Castle Hill Center for the Arts, and a former Trustee, and presently serves on the Investment Committee of the Trevor Day School in New York City.
He has traveled to over 100 countries and lives in New York City.