Carrie Gray

Director of Media & Public Relations

Carrie builds relationships with key media outlets to tell the story of the Brian Hamilton Foundation.


Carrie is a connector, a storyteller, and a relationship-builder. She has a knack for finding the unique angle to develop into a good story, and she is skilled at outreach and networking with press connections to share the vision of entrepreneurship for all.

Carrie previously held senior public relations roles at Columbia Business School, Bank of America Merrill Lynch, management consulting firm PA Consulting Group, and NYC PR firms. In her spare time, Carrie acts as public relations director for the New York Open Judo Championship, an international judo competition featuring Olympic and World Champions held annually at the renowned New York Athletic Club. For this labor of love, she has received the Public Relations Leadership Award from the New York Athletic Club.

To give back to the community, she volunteers with Soldiers’ Angels to help our deployed military and growing veteran population, and she makes time for regular visits with the homebound elderly.

She earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in English from Hofstra University, has taken executive education programs at New York University, and is a graduate of Westover School in Connecticut. She lives with her husband in New York City and enjoys Broadway, water aerobics, and lots of pistachio ice cream.

“I didn’t know what an entrepreneur was but the[n] when Mr. Hamilton came to West Wilkes Middle School it changed my perspective on business careers.”

Caleb Huffman Student West Wilkes Middle School

Being a mentor… allows me to empower aspiring entrepreneurs with the business tools that they need to be successful in our society.

Monica Russell Mentor Inmates to Entrepreneurs

We believe that entrepreneurship unlocks the door to economic opportunity in the United States.

Margaret Froneberger Chief Executive Officer Brian Hamilton Foundation

Having your own company is for everyone, not just those born into privilege.

Brian Hamilton Founder Brian Hamilton Foundation