GraceSoft’s leaders have prepared the tools and service to bring transformation to countless businesses and properties. Catering to the hospitality industry for close to two decades, our dream team is ready to deliver effective, easy solutions to you.
Gideon Stanley, CEO and Founder of Grace Software, Inc. designed the reservation system as part of his thesis at Luther College, Decorah, Iowa. He further perfected the system while pursuing his Masters in Software Engineering at the University of St. Thomas, Minnesota. In a span of few years, Gideon rose quickly to a top leadership position at BMC Software Inc. Combining his knowledge of the hospitality field with his experience in enterprise level technology, Gideon launched Grace Software Inc. in 1999 and established the core vision of enabling businesses with an easy to use, reliable system. Gideon is an enthusiastic speaker and enjoys engaging attendees about the juncture between technology tools and management success.
Benjamin Deist first consulted for GraceSoft in 1999. Over the years, he has assisted in growing market share and client base. Benjamin has worked in various aspects of the company - Customer service, sales & marketing, designing new products/features and has been instrumental in revolutionizing the product in every step of the way. Benjamin has extensive working knowledge about restaurants, automotive and financial services businesses. He has received his degree in Business Management from Minnesota State University, Moorhead. Benjamin enjoys engaging and training clients, developing methods for delivering better customer service, and conceiving new product features to help our clients manage their own businesses.
Michael Hilsher has been with GraceSoft since 2014. He brings a great marketing and sales management background. Michael believes in serving client's needs to make a positive impact. Michael enjoys forming relationship with new clients, and is an excellent communicator with the ability to project and elicit enthusiasm.
Sarah Stanley has been with Grace Software, Inc. since its inception in 1999. Over the years, she has gained abundant experience in several departments of the company. During several years as Office Manager, Mrs. Stanley oversaw policies, training and operation procedures for customer service, technical support and development areas. Currently as CFO, she maintains risk management, financial operational strategies and produces required legal/financial reporting.
Gloria is the newest member of the GraceSoft team and is a joy to work with. She knows how to find answers, provides quick responses and handles our clients with care.