Gregg Garrett, 39

CEO & Managing Director
CGS Advisors, LLC

Greg Garrett Gregg is CEO and managing director at CGS Advisors, LLC. With a history of founding firms beginning at age 16, Greg has always been an entrepreneur with an eye on the future, continually creating new and dynamic organizations inside larger enterprises.  At CGS Advisors, he assembled a southeast Michigan-based team to advise corporate leaders on how to strategically transform through enterprise innovation. 

Gregg has spoken at over 50 global conferences and is as an adjunct faculty member at Oakland University, as well as guest lecture at several business and engineering schools.

Gregg serves on several corporate advisory boards, chairs at non-profit associations, and has coached lacrosse since he was 14. He is serves on the Advisory Board at Oakland University Schools of Engineering & Business, and is co-chair at Opportunity Detroit Tech. He was board chair for the OU Alumni Association and was a member of the State of Michigan - CIO Kitchen Cabinet.

Gregg received his Bachelor of Science degree from Oakland University and his master's in business administration from Michigan State University. He obtained an International Business Certificate from both the Helsinki School of Economics and Uppsala University.  He has received many honors including the Paul Harris Fellowship at Rotary International. He received the Distinguished Alumni Service Award from OU. Gregg was recognized as a Young Philanthropist by the United Way of Southeast Michigan.

 The information presented here was accurate as of January 1, 2015.