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CHANGING THE WAY YOU CHANGE THE WORLD
INCREASE YOUR RETURN ON PASSION

Now not-for-profits can leverage the same enterprise-class tools as the for-profit sector. And the results can be even more powerful.
Enterprise-Class Technology Stack
Data-Driven 
Marketing
Results-Focused
Programs
Systematic & 
Scalable

Who We Are


The Gryyt team was formed by accomplished veterans of the technology and business world looking for a change in their lives. We have pivoted from helping—or even directing—non-profits in our spare time to supporting the good works of caring people full-time. The rewards are greater and more enduring. 

And we’re all much happier. 

CRAIG SCHMIEDER

Chief Technology Officer

Craig has a long history in tech—he grew up programming and writing simple applications and games on his family’s Tandy TRS80 computer. After completing a six-year stint as a top sales producer at Affiliated Computer Services, Inc, Craig started his own development company, Applied Media Resources, Inc., where he developed and sold enterprise software and services to Fortune 1000 companies and beyond. Craig holds a degree in Engineering from Southern Methodist University’s School of Engineering and Applied Sciences. In his free time, Craig enjoys programming, playing guitar, skiing, and brewing beer. He holds a Journeyman Brewer Certificate from Petr Boettcher’s program at Eastfield College.

CHELSIE BLANCAS

Creative Director

Chelsie believes that trust is the cornerstone of good business. With almost 10 years of marketing and project management experience, she not only has the necessary skills to help your business grow online, she also strives to have best-in-class customer service. Her commitment to her clients is evident in the long-lasting relationships she creates. 

JOHN STEUART

Executive Chairman

John is an active entrepreneur and venture investor in emerging, fast growth projects. His career spans over 30 years—he is a seasoned venture capitalist and executive in public and private healthcare, technology, and real estate sectors. He co-founded Savvy Properties, CyberGold (CGLD), Claremont Creek Ventures, raising over $300 million in two funds. AT Claremont, John led early-stage investments in Natera (NTRA), GeneWeave, and Assurex.
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