Gravity Payments Team Surprises CEO, Dan Price, With A Tesla! Last April, CEO, Dan Price, surprised all of his employees when he decided to raise the minimum wage for the entire team to $70,000 and they recently released the early results related to that minimum wage decision, https://www.thegravityof70k.com. A year later, his team turned the tables and give him a taste of his own medicine. They pitched in some small way and bought Dan his dream car - a Tesla. This is just one small piece of what's happened in the past year.