Kerri and Ray Allahverdi founded Grand Cleaners in September of 1995. They opened their first store in Valley Ranch. The 2nd store was opened in Flower Mound in 1997; the 3rd, 4th, and 5th stores have been opened in Lewisville, Texas in 1999, 2003, and 2004 respectively.
Ray has an MBA from University of North Texas and was employed by Arco Oil and Gas as a Senior Business Analyst until 1995 at which time he chose early retirement and started his own Dry cleaning business. Ray is a certified Dry Cleaner by International Fabricate Institute.
Kerri has a Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing from Texas Women University and in 1995 decided to leave nursing profession and work with Ray in their Dry cleaning business. Kerri also is a certified dry cleaner by International Fabricare Institute.