Katie Grayson MoCann Testing Laboratory St. Louis

Katie Grayson

Position: Founding Member

After graduating from Monmouth College, Ms. Grayson began her career at Ethyl Petroleum where she supported quality control and analytical services. In 1996, she joined Chemir Analytical Services where she filled several positions and then established the company’s first Quality Assurance Unit. Ms. Grayson played a key role in developing the organization’s expertise in testing pharmaceutical and medical device products including extractable and leachable testing, impurity analysis, and method validation. Ms. Grayson spent time with both UPM Pharmaceuticals and Chemic Laboratories before transitioning to Evans Analytical Group, Life Science Division (Cyanta) in 2010, where she managed the Business Development and Technical Affairs groups.

In 2017, Ms. Grayson completed Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses National Program at Babson College where she enhanced her natural leadership ability, negotiation skills and experience in building a company. This program is designed to create jobs and economic opportunities by providing access to education, capital and business support services.  To date, more than 10,000 business owners have graduated from the program across all 50 states in the US, Puerto Rico and Washington D.C. Katie serves as the Chief Executive Officer for MoCann Testing, the state’s first operational medical marijuana testing laboratory!