Precinct 3 County Commissioner
Grant brings a rich mix of both private sector and public service experience to Bexar County. Prior to being elected County Commissioner, Grant served in leadership roles at two Fortune 500 companies in San Antonio, USAA and Valero. Grant is also a 4th generation veteran, having previously served 10 years on active duty as a Marine F-18 pilot with combat deployments to Iraq and Afghanistan, and he continues to serve as a LtCol in the Ma rine Reserves. His private sector experience, business background, and military service provide Grant with a unique and fresh perspective on governance and the challenges facing Bexar County.
Grant attended the United States Naval Academy in Annapolis, where he played football for the Midshipmen and graduated with distinction as the top Economics major in his class. He earned a master’s degree in statistics and business analytics from Texas A&M University. After leaving active-duty, Grant attended the University of Pennsylvania’s prestigious Wharton School where he completed his MBA.
Upon graduation, Grant joined USAA, the military financial services leader, where he was promoted into several executive roles covering strategy, operations, and customer experience. In 2019, he transitioned to Valero Energy, where he served as Director of Innovation, evaluating new opportunities for the largest independent refiner in the world.
In 2017, Grant was nominated by Governor Greg Abbott and confirmed by the Texas Senate to serve on the Texas Veterans Land Board. He was reappointed to a 2nd term in 2021. In 2019, Grant founded and chaired the San Antonio Liberty Leadership Council, a conservative organization for young professionals which continues to grow to this day. In 2021, Grant was honored to be named a national fellow by the Club for Growth, the preeminent free-market political advocacy group in America.
Grant is married to the former Stephanie Smith of Ellicott City, MD, and together they have three children, Paige, Kaitlyn, and Kyle. He serves on the Advisory Council for Soldier’s Angels, a San Antonio-based nonprofit, as well as Representative Chip Roy’s Veterans Advisory Group.