Carl Grimstad

CEO | Chairman of the Board, Waitr Holdings

Carl Grimstad has been CEO since January 2020. Carl is currently the chief manager of C. Grimstad Associates, LLC, a family private investment entity formed in 2006 and the managing partner of GS Capital, LLC, a family private investment company formed in 1995.

In 1999, he co-founded iPayment Inc. (“iPayment”), a provider of credit and debit card payment processing services to small and medium-sized merchants across the United States and Canada. He acted as the president of iPayment until 2011, when he became the chairman and CEO of the company until 2016. Under his leadership, iPayment closed an initial public offering in 2003 and then went private in 2006. Carl serves on the board of directors Kard Financial Inc. He graduated with a B.A. in Economics from Boston University in 1989.

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