Chelsea Grayson Of Chelsea Grayson Consulting
Chelsea Grayson was the first-ever female CEO of True Religion and also sat on the True Religion board of directors (where she chaired the Audit Committee). Previously, she was the CEO and a board member of American Apparel (formerly NYSE MKT: APP), a $650M vertically integrated apparel manufacturer (the largest in North America) (all Made in USA products) with a 50-country global footprint, served by 250 retail locations, a digital retail site, and a wholesale business. She significantly improved the Company’s operations and supply chain. She then successfully sold the company to Gildan Activewear Inc. (NYSE: GIL).
Current positions: Ms. Grayson sits on the board of directors of Spark Networks (NYSE: LOV), where she is a member of the Audit Committee, and Vireo Health (CSE: VREO), where she chairs the Nominating & Governance Committee and is a member of the Audit Committee. She also serves as an Executive in Residence at Wunderkind (formerly BounceX) and sits on the board of directors of Loudpack, where she chairs the Audit Committee.
Ms. Grayson is a Board Leadership Fellow and a Corporate Governance Fellow with the National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD). She is a member of the Board of Advisors for the Department of English at the University of California, Los Angeles. She was previously the Vice-Chair for the Southern California Region of the Committee of 200 (C200), the preeminent global organization for women business leaders (membership is by nomination and election only). She is a recipient of the In-House Impact Award from The Recorder (The American Lawyer) and of the 40 Under 40 Recognition Award from the M&A Advisor. She was also named one of “L.A.’s Top 40 Dealmakers” in the Los Angeles Business Journal “Who’s Who in L.A. Law”.
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