Clayton Dillard, CTO

Clayton has over two and a half decades of experience in technology and cybersecurity, including roles at Fortune 500 companies, small start-ups, and as an entrepreneur.

Over half of Clayton’s professional career has been in hands-on roles covering a broad scope of platforms including enterprise storage and virtualization systems, security platforms and utilities including firewalls, IDS/IPS, WAF, and SIEM, Windows, Linux, MacOS, and public cloud platforms like AWS.

With decades of experience planning, designing, implementing, and securing infrastructure and applications in regulated industries including financial services and healthcare, Clayton has a wealth of knowledge that our clients benefit from as we work together to enable business growth and agility through the smart use of technology and security.


Scott Horner, CEO

Scott joins Grassroutes with over 25 years in the Information Technology field supporting both large and small companies. From Enterprise Project Management, to Cloud Computing, and Infrastructure Support, Scott has supported many of the different technologies utilized by companies today.

The vast majority of Scott’s professional career has been in support of mid-large scale physical and virtual environments utilizing technologies including, but not limited to, Windows Server, Citrix Xenserver, Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Exchange, Microsoft Azure and numerous other enterprise based solutions.

Scott’s background and expertise have afforded him the opportunity to work for and alongside, companies like IBM, Microsoft, Fujitsu, and many others.


Brad Morrison, Workstation Support Engineer

Brad has over 10 years of experience in the IT field.  As a former business process analyst, Brad extensively interviewed users from all levels in business.  Then developed process flows that identified waste and inefficiency.  He also worked closely with developers to implement IT solutions to improve work and productivity.  As an IT Specialist, Brad has worked rebuilding and repairing computers, providing user support for desktops and servers, as well as managing backup systems for disaster recovery. He understands the everyday needs of both the business and the individual end-user and is always striving to provide excellent service and support.  Brad has worked in several industries, including, biotechnology, wireless tech, and education.

Brad lives in Mebane, NC with his wife, Ashley, and three children.  Brad holds a B.S. in Information Technology from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro.