As principal of Sean Gray International (SGI), the lifestyle enhancing enterprise he founded in 2007, Sean has introduced "comfortable sophistication, effortless entertaining, and gracious living" to clients in Pittsburgh and beyond. 

Whether it is an anniversary celebration in the Virgin Islands or a birthday surprise in Paris, a benefit Gala or Mayor's Inauguration, Sean's creative energy is truly international.  From designing your invitations to the farewell toast, no detail is beyond his attention.  Still, it is Pittsburgh he calls home, and that is where his talents are in full bloom.


Creating and managing special events, coordinating moves between Pittsburgh's finest homes, designing cafes and public spaces, and providing order to otherwise cluttered lives, Sean does it all utilizing an inclusive relationship-centric approach.  Discerning clients empower Sean to manage, facilitate, and produce thoughtful and meaningful, smart and styled, impactful experiences.  


  • Group Wedding Ceremony Welcoming Marriage Equality to the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania

  • Carnegie Museums of Pittsburgh Annual Founder Patrons Events

  • Manchester Craftsmen's Guild's 50th Anniversary Celebration

  • 60th Mayor of Pittsburgh’s Inaugurations and Celebrations

  • Children's Museum of Pittsburgh's Great Night Gala

  • 75th Anniversary of Planned Parenthood of Western PA

  • All Star Code Program Pilot Expansion from New York City to Pittsburgh

  • Google After School Program Pilot

  • Youth Innovation Night

  • Computer Science Summer Programs  Recruitment Event for Underrepresented Youth

  • Re-Election Fundraiser for President Barack Obama Featuring Valerie Jarrett

  • Massachusetts Black Lawyers Association Annual Galas

  • 50th Wedding Anniversary, St. John

  • 50th Birthday Surprise, Paris

  • Destination Wedding, St. Lucia 

  • Private Cocktail & Dinner Parties

  • Holiday Parties

  • Fundraisers + Friendraisers


Born and raised in Pittsburgh, Sean is a graduate of the University of Pittsburgh, Shady Side Academy, and Maine Coast Semester of The Chewonki Foundation.  He shares his time with Farah, an Arabian horse he rescued in 2016, grooms and shows poodles, and enjoys the outdoors as much as he can. 

Sean currently serves as a member of the Allegheny County Parks Foundation Board, Attack Theatre Board, Bethlehem Haven Board, and Shady Side Alumni Council.

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