CEO El Toro
Stacy Griggs is the President and CEO of El Toro Internet Marketing. Mr. Griggs leads day-to-day operations at El Toro and is also one of the creators of El Toro’s patent for IP Targeting. Stacy has led three different organizations that were recognized by Inc. Magazine on the Inc. 500 list as the fastest growing privately-held companies in the United States.
Prior to joining El Toro, Stacy was President and CEO for Align Cloud, a cloud consulting company. Previously, Mr. Griggs was an executive for Cbeyond, a publically traded cloud communications company (Nasdaq: CBEY). He joined Cbeyond in 2010 as part of the acquisition of MaximumASP where he was Vice President of Sales and Marketing. Prior to MaximumASP, Stacy held a series of positions at Hosting.com, including Chief Sales Officer, Chief Service Officer and General Manager for their flagship Delaware datacenter.
Mr. Griggs has led several information technology services companies earlier in his career. He was a Managing Director for KForce, a $1 billion publicly traded professional services firm. At KForce he managed a number of business units that collectively generated $18 million in revenue and comprised 140 employees. Prior to KForce, he served as a Vice President and co-owner of Diamond Technologies, an 80-employee custom software development firm. Additionally, he held management positions at TMP Worldwide and the University of Pennsylvania at the beginning of his career.
Stacy has also served in various positions on a number of nonprofit boards including Vice Chairman for the New Castle County (Delaware) Chamber of Commerce, Co-Chairman of the United Way of Delaware’s Young de Tocqueville Society, and as a Director for the Caesar Rodney Rotary, the Sunday Breakfast Mission, and Junior Achievement of Kentucky. Additionally, Mr. Griggs currently serves as a volunteer firefighter with the Simpsonville Rural Fire District in Shelby County, KY
Named to the 30 under 30 by Philly Tech Magazine, he was also appointed by Delaware Governor Ruth Ann Miner to a term on the Delaware Workforce Investment Board.
Stacy writes a popular blog on cloud computing for the Web Host Industry Review and is a regular speaker at national and international technology conferences.