Garret Gray, President and Chief Executive Officer, Next Gear Solutions. With experience in all levels of the industry, Garret has analyzed much of what is not normally focused on, which is the process of restoration from a workflow perspective. He has pushed the industry towards automation through technology and Six Sigma principles. Garret has worked for several years with over 400 different contractors in North America, analyzing baseline processes and implementing intuitive and efficient solutions. Garret formed Shift, a consulting company, in the summer of 2007 and has been transforming restoration contracting with the help of his talented and dedicated team. Garret formed Next Gear Solutions in 2008 in response to the need for growing technology and imagination of the current landscape. Next Gear currently has over 100 talented employees spread all over the United States and Canada.