David Grain

Founder and CEO

David Grain is the Founder and CEO of Grain Management. He brings over 25 years of experience in industry and 15 years in private equity. David founded Grain in 2007, having formerly worked as a Communications industry operator, private equity operating partner, and investment banking executive.

Prior to Grain, David served from 2002 to 2006 as President of Global Signal, Inc. (formerly NYSE: GSL), the largest communication tower owner/operator at the time. David has also served as Senior Vice President at AT&T Broadband’s New England Region and was an Executive Director in the High Yield Finance department at Morgan Stanley, where his focus was TMT. He also served as an Operating Advisor to General Catalyst.

David received a B.A. in English from the College of the Holy Cross and M.B.A. from the Amos Tuck School of Business Administration at Dartmouth College. He currently serves on the Board of Directors of Southern Company and on the Board of Trustees of the Brookings Institution.