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Team Members
  • Lawrence L. Gray

    Chairman and CEO

    Mr. Gray joined GrayCo, Inc. as Chief Executive Officer in January of 2010 after a 17-year career in the real estate investment banking business. As t...

  • Paul H. Sheehy


    Mr. Sheehy joined the Company in 1992 and was integrally involved with the company's early initiative of reinvesting the proceeds from the sale of tim...

  • Garland Gray, II

    President, Gray Lumber Company

    Mr. Gray has been with the Company his entire professional career with a focus on the rural land and timber operations. As the President of Gray Lumbe...

  • Russell T. Aaronson, III

    Executive Vice President and Chief Counsel

    Mr. Aaronson joined GrayCo in 2005, after having represented the Company as its primary outside counsel for the preceding fifteen years. In addition ...

  • Aaron T. Ellison

    Executive Vice President and CFO

    Mr. Ellison was named Chief Financial Officer of the Company in May 2018. He joined the Company in November 2015 as the Director of Tax after working ...

  • Robert P. Whittemore

    Senior Vice President

    Mr. Whittemore joined the Company in September 2007 after a career in the investment banking industry. Mr. Whittemore is responsible for GrayCo’s inv...

  • Kelly D. Burton

    Vice President, Secretary/Treasurer

    Mrs. Burton joined the Company in August 1994. Mrs. Burton is responsible for GrayCo’s general office administration and cash management activities t...

  • Thomas W. Godfrey, III.

    Vice President

    Mr. Godfrey joined GrayCo as a Financial Analyst in 2012 with prior experience in private wealth, property and casualty insurance, and corporate finan...

  • Joshua D. Taylor

    Director of Tax

    Mr. Taylor was named Vice President of Tax in 2021 after originally joining GrayCo in 2018 as Director of Tax. Prior to joining GrayCo, he spent twelv...

  • Paul K. Whiting

    Vice President and Chief Information Officer

    After 20 years in the technology field, Mr. Whiting joined the GrayCo team at the end of 2017. Starting as a technology consultant working with a mult...

  • Michael S. Buchanan

    Director of Financial Reporting

    Mr. Buchanan was named Director of Financial Reporting in September 2021 after having been with the Company since August 2004 as Vice President and Co...

  • Todd G. Hyman

    Construction Manager

    Mr. Hyman joined the Company in 2019 with over 20 years of multi-family management experience. Broad range of experience includes capital improvements...

  • Lori U. Livingston

    Assistant Treasurer

    Mrs. Livingston joined the Company in 2011. She is a Certified Public Accountant with over twenty years of experience.

  • Mike Hartsfield

    Property Accounting Manager

    Mr. Hartsfield joined GrayCo in October 2021 as Property Accounting Manager. Mike started his accounting career as a tax associate at KPMG. He transit...

  • Brandy W. Dickerson

    Senior Property Accountant and A/P Manager

    Mrs. Dickerson joined GrayCo in August of 2014 as a Senior Property Accountant. Prior to GrayCo, Mrs. Dickerson worked as a Senior Accountant at the a...

  • James K. Massara

    Property Accountant

    Mr. Massara was promoted to Property Accountant in August 2022 after originally joining GrayCo, Inc. in January 2022 as a Staff Accountant. Prior to j...

  • Caitlyn R. Wallace

    Property Accountant

    Ms. Wallace graduated cum laude from Longwood University in 2018 with a B.S. in Business Administration, with a concentration in Accounting. She worke...

  • Carey C. Saunders

    Executive Assistant

    Mrs. Saunders joined the company in 2016 after eight years in an administrative capacity with a local accounting firm. Prior to this, she served as a...

  • Christian R. Longood

    Financial Analyst

    Mr. Longood joined the company in June 2021. He graduated cum laude from the College of William & Mary with a B.B.A. in Finance and B.A. in English.

  • Samuel (Bo) G. Ingram

    Financial Analyst

    Mr. Ingram joined GrayCo in July 2023. He graduated from The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill with distinction with a B.S. in Business Admi...