Our Management Team

CNC Exchange is proud to introduce you to the professionals responsible for the success and longevity of our business. Our hard-working team shares a strong commitment to our customers, partners and co-workers.



EXPERIENCE Association of Machinery & Equipment Appraisers (AMEA) Alexandria, Virginia Certified Appraiser 1994 - 2009 Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practices (USPAP) Completed October 2002 EDUCATION Bachelor of Arts Degree from the economics department of Brown University, 1979 EMPLOYMENT EXPERIENCE Employed full time by Gray Machinery Company in 1981 President of Gray Machinery Company, 1984 – Present Managing Director of Premier Asset Recovery Group, 2000 - 2009 Gray Machinery Company has directly participated in the liquidation and/or auction of over 150 firms including such companies as: Midway Airlines, Amoco, Textron, Excello, Amca International, Heideleberg, I.T.T., Corning, Parker Hannifin, Giddings & Lewis, Etc. Gray Machinery is a member of the Association of European Machine Tool Merchants. Mr. Gray was a member of the board of Directors of the Machinery Dealers National Association from 1986 – 1988


Vice President, Director of Operations

Description/Biography: Jared graduated from Lehigh University in 2007 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Integrated Business and Engineering from Lehigh’s Honors program with a focus in Industrial Engineering. He started his career in 2007 in New York City in the consulting group at FactSet Research Systems, a financial data and software provider. He worked with two clients, JP Morgan and Citigroup, where he advised on and implemented the FactSet platform and various data sets. In 2009, Jared transferred to FactSet's Chicago office where he continued consulting for various middle market banks in the Chicago, St Louis, and Minneapolis areas. In 2009 Jared transferred to the Fixed Income Product Development group where he managed various Fixed Income data sets including Credit Default Swaps, Debt Capital Structures, Muni and Corporate Bonds, and Asset Backed Securities. In 2014, Jared joined Gray Machinery and become a third-generation member of the company. Since joining the company, Jared has been working to start the CNC Exchange division and update Gray Machinery's technological infrastructure. A new website, CRM system, and email marketing platform has allowed Gray Machinery to better serve its clients for their machine buying and selling needs. Jared brings a new, young perspective to the machine tool selling business and is currently working towards his auction license.


Vice President

Maribel Owen was born in Baja California and moved to the Chicago area as a teenager. Multilingual in Spanish and English, Maribel studied business in college and held executive level positions in administration and human resources with General Fire and Intermatic corp., before joining the Gray Machinery team in 1996. Here, she has assumed a broad range of responsibilities participating in sales, management and diverse transactional and regulatory matters.