Chief Executive Officer
Myles is President and Co-Founder of Grant Street Group. Prior to forming the company, he and his business partner, Dan Veres, were Principals of Grant Street Advisors, an independent financial advisor to municipal and non-profit bond issuers. During the first 15 years of his professional career, Myles was an Investment Banker at both Wall Street and regional firms.
Myles received his undergraduate degree from Georgetown University and his MBA from Carnegie-Mellon University.
Chief Operating Officer
Dan is Executive Vice President, Chief Operating Officer, and Co-Founder of Grant Street Group. He is responsible for operating units within Grant Street including auction operations, project management, and information technology. Before joining with Myles Harrington to form Grant Street Advisors and Grant Street Group, he was an Associate Vice President at Wheat First Butcher Singer (now Wachovia Securities) in the Pittsburgh public finance office. Dan has over 20 years of public finance experience, during which time he has worked on numerous tax-exempt and taxable municipal issues in a variety of sectors.
Dan served as an Aviator and Captain in the United States Army, subsequent to receiving a Master of Business Administration degree in 1989 from the University of Pittsburgh’s Katz Graduate School of Business.
Chief Product Officer
Fred joined Grant Street Group in 2000, became Chief Technology Officer in 2001, and Chief Product Officer in 2012. Fred led Grant Street’s efforts in drafting the initial functional requirements for TaxSys and subsequent design. He served as TaxSys Product Manager, managing the TaxSys team. He now manages Grant Street’s suite of government tax and revenue products.
Prior to joining Grant Street, he served as a Consultant for Consumers Energy in Jackson, Michigan and as a Research Software Developer at Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) in Pasadena, California, where he received four NASA technical achievement awards.
Fred received his undergraduate degree in Computer Science from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and a Master’s degree in Computer Science from the University of Southern California.
Chief Technology Officer
Pierre joined Grant Street Group in 2009 as a Software Developer on TaxSys and is now Chief Technological Officer.
Prior to joining Grant Street, Pierre was Senior Design & Development Manager at Barclays Global Investors in San Francisco, where he led an international team of 15 developers located in Sydney, Tokyo, Singapore, London, and San Francisco. During his four years at Barclays Global Investors, in addition to his Development Manager role, Pierre was responsible for the market data platform, from design to implementation. The market data platform is one of the most critical platforms at Barclays Global Investors, used throughout the investment process.
Prior to this, Pierre worked in other various roles and organizations, including Development Manager at Fotango in London (a subsidiary of Canon Europe) and as a Nuclear Power Plant Operator for Électricité de France (EDF). Pierre implemented his first commercial web site in 1997.
Pierre has an undergraduate degree from École Catholique des Arts et Metiers (ECAM) in France (a college that specializes in mechanics and thermodynamics). In addition, he has a Master’s degree in Engineering from École Nationale Supérieure d’Arts et Métiers (ENSAM) in France.
Chief Financial Officer
Bill joined Grant Street Group as Chief Finance Officer in June 1999.
Prior to joining Grant Street, he held financial positions at Fisher Scientific International since September 1998. From 1995 to 1998, he was Director of Finance at Tippins Incorporated. Before Tippins, he was Manager of Financial Planning at Black Box Corporation and the Carbide/Graphite Group. His experience includes two leveraged buyouts, a capital restructuring, and an initial public offering (IPO).
Bill received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Washington & Jefferson College and an MBA from the University of Pittsburgh’s Katz Graduate School of Business. He is also a Certified Management Accountant (CMA).
Chief Business Development Officer
Ian joined Grant Street Group in January 2008 as the Director of Florida Business Development, and in 2013 became Chief Business Development Officer. Ian works out of Jupiter, Florida and oversees the company’s sales, marketing, and business development operations.
Prior to joining Grant Street, Ian worked for Miami-Dade County, Florida for ten years serving in various financial and management capacities including Assistant County Manager and as the County Tax Collector. As an Assistant County Manager, Ian oversaw a portfolio of departments including the Finance Department, Tax Collector’s Office, Property Appraiser’s Office, Office of the Chief Information Officer, Information Technology Department, and the Department of Cultural Affairs. In 2004, while serving as the County Tax Collector, Ian was one of the first Tax Collectors in the State of Florida to conduct the annual tax lien sale online using Grant Street’s LienAuction website. He also acted as one of the county’s lead negotiators for the development of a new Major League Baseball stadium for the Miami Marlins.
Ian served as a volunteer in the United States Peace Corps in Hungary. He received a degree in Political Science from the University of Missouri-Columbia and his Masters of Public Administration from Missouri State University.