Lanier Gray is a Marketing Analyst with experience in ad sales, design, and data analytics.
Prior to joining Accordion, Lanier worked as an Ad Sales Marketing Associate at Tenor, the online GIF search engine and database (later acquired by Google in March 2018). In the summer of 2017, she interned in the Advertising Sales department of the Disney | ABC Television Group.
While studying advertising at UNC-Chapel Hill, Lanier sought to connect her love of marketing with her passion for diversity and social justice. By serving as the Director of Communications for the University’s Center for Social Justice, working for The Chuck Stone Program for Diversity in Education and Media, assisting in the advertising department of the Carolina Alumni Review, and much more, Lanier cultivated her skills and tackled some of society’s most pressing issues regarding representation and access.
A frequent traveler, Lanier studied abroad at Kings College London in the Fall of 2016. She also spent a summer interning in Washington, D.C. at Precision Strategies, a digital and data strategy firm.
In her free time, Lanier loves to explore new cities, watch movies, cook, and cycle.
“You can't lead the people if you don't love the people. You can't save the people if you don't serve the people.” – Cornel West