Marshall is President and Chief Executive Officer of Grigsby & Associates, LLC, a consulting firm that specializes in educational policy issues and the legislative process. Dr. Grigsby was elected to the USA Funds’ Board in 2002. He currently serves on the Governance and National Engagement Committee. Dr. Grigsby has served as the Senior Legislative Associate for Higher Education with the Committee on Education and the Workforce of the United States House of Representatives. Prior to his service on Capitol Hill, Dr. Grigsby served as an associate dean and faculty member at Howard University, executive vice-president and provost and chief operating officer at Hampton University and as president of Benedict College of Columbia, South Carolina. Dr. Grigsby is also the founder, president and CEO of Educational Research Systems, a non-profit research organization that focuses on comprehensive socio-economic, educational and policy issues affecting minority students and students of color.
In 2003 Dr. Grigsby was inducted into The History Makers, a national video data base of outstanding African Americans. The database is housed in the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, DC. Dr. Grigsby continues to offer consulting and evaluation services to institutions of higher education throughout the United States. In 2018, Dr. Grigsby was appointed by the President of the United States to the President’s Board of Advisors on Historically Black Colleges and Universities. Dr. Grigsby is listed in several Who’s Who publications.
Dr. Grigsby received his undergraduate education at Morehouse College and master’s and doctorate degrees from the University of Chicago. Dr. Grigsby resides with his wife, Harriet, in Silver Spring, Maryland.