Partner & Co-Founder

Michael C. Gray,

Mike’s Story

Mike Gray has advised real estate developers, home builders, senior living providers, and professional service firms on public relations strategies for over 15 years. In 2009, he and Andrew Ryan founded Gray Ryan Communications to meet the growing needs of these target industries. Mike works with clients across the Mid-Atlantic with media relations, rezoning hearings, social media strategies, content marketing, community relations, and crisis communications. He often serves as a spokesperson for clients.

Mike Gray smiling in front of a brick wall


Mike is a recognized leader in the industries he serves and has held numerous leadership positions, including as Commissioner for the Richmond Regional Planning District Commission and Advisory Board Member for the Urban Land Institute Virginia District.

He was named “Top 40 Under 40” by Style Weekly in 2015 and is a graduate of both Leadership Metro Richmond and LEAD Virginia.

Accreditation and Certifications

Strategic, creative, trusted advisor

Community Involvement
  • Past Commissioner, Richmond Regional Planning District Commission (Plan RVA)
  • Board of Directors, Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden
  • Past Advisory Board Member, Urban Land Institute Virginia 
  • 2018 Graduate, Virginia Land Use Education Program
  • 2017 Graduate, LEAD Virginia
  • 2015 Graduate, Leadership Metro Richmond
  • Member, Urban Land Institute Virginia
  • Member, American Marketing Association
  • Member, PRSA Richmond

Contact Mike

Office Phone: 804.354.0964