H.S. Grace & Company, Inc.
H. Stephen Grace Jr., Ph.D.


Professional Positions

  • President & CEO of H.S. Grace & Company, Inc.
  • National Director at Large with Touche Ross & Co./Deloitte & Touche
  • President and CEO of Dane Development Corporation
  • Vice President of Finance and CFO of Century Corporation and simultaneously served as Senior Vice President and CFO of Century Development Corporation

As founder and president of HSG, Dr. Grace has been involved in hundreds of consulting assignments involving corporate governance, business conduct, management and control processes, responsibilities of officers and directors, and financial management, among other business matters. He is a well-respected expert witness and has published extensively on business topics.

Previously, Dr.Grace was national director for Touche Ross & Co./Deloitte & Touche, working primarily in real estate, finance and litigation consulting, and served as president of Dane Development.

His real estate career also included CFO and vice president of finance at Century Development, where he oversaw day-to-day financial and operational activities of more than 10 million square feet of commercial space in addition to retail, hotels, high-rise condominiums, city clubs and a major arena. He also served as CFO and senior vice president of parent company Century Corp. There, Dr. Grace had direct responsibility for the financial activities and oversight of more than 60 subsidiaries, joint ventures and affiliated companies with activities including auto and equipment leasing, cable TV, architectural services and sports franchises.



Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Houston

M.B.A. from the University of Chicago

B.S. in Industrial Engineering from Lamar University 


Professional and Community Affiliations

Financial Executives International - national chairman 2003-2004, member of The Office of the Chairman, president of the New York City and Houston Chapters, area director, area vice president, and trustee of The Financial Executives Research Foundation - 1970 to present, and member of Committee on Governance, Risk and Compliance.

Forbes CFO Forum Advisory Board

The CPA Journal - Editorial Board

New York State Society of CPAs (NYSSCPA) - Quality Enhancement Policy Committee

Lamar University College of Engineering – Advisory Council - Founding Member

Lamar University College of Business - Advisory Council

Jesse H. Jones School of Business, Texas Southern University – Advisory Council

Calvert House, University of Chicago - Advisory Council

Accredited Instructor for Continuing Legal Education (CLE) – States of Michigan, New York, Pennsylvania and Texas

Accredited Instructor for Continuing Education (CE) for Property and Liability Insurance License Holders - States of North Carolina and Texas


Publications Authored with Grace & Co.

To view Mr. Grace's extensive library of over 50 publications, click here.

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