Born in Terrace, B.C., Grant has lived in Smithers for some 37 years. He gained extensive local retail and media marketing experience in that time. He has been with the Interior News for over 10 years as a sales rep, then sales manager and now publisher. Grant is the 2008 winner of the Best Advertising Campaign in British Columbia for the Glacier Toyota Testimonials. He is a longtime Bulkley Valley advertising representative, who specializes in creative multi-media marketing aimed at meeting individual customer needs.