Gary has over 30 years of experience in sales, sales management, and business development with companies such as American Express, Banc One, USA Funds (Sallie Mae), and CIT Group, Inc. As an accomplished team builder with innovative leadership and motivation skills, he has led sales teams in entering new markets and growing market share.
Gary has led business development efforts to introduce new products and services and to develop strategic partnerships with companies and other market stakeholders. His extensive experience, dedication to professional excellence, and passion for sales has transformed sales teams’ overall performance time and time again.
Gary is a graduate of Trevecca Nazarene University in Nashville, and he earned an MBA at Baldwin-Wallace University. He lives in San Diego, California, with his wife and their rescue dog. They have a son, daughter, and three grandchildren. In his free time, Gary likes to read and go on long bike rides.
A Few Highlights
Facilitated over 130 workshops to train and coach 4,000+ veterans transitioning to civilian careers in management, leadership, sales, and other industries
Recipient of the 2006 American Express Sales MVP Award
Volunteer coach at the Honor Foundation, Inc. in San Diego, where he mentors transitioning veterans of U.S. Special Operations Forces in their civilian careers
Something to Think About
Gary is a graduate of Trevecca Nazarene University in Nashville, Tennessee. He earned his MBA at Baldwin-Wallace University. He lives in San Diego, California, with his wife, Kathleen, and their three-legged rescue dog, Tucker. Gary has a son, daughter, and three grandchildren. He likes to read and take long bike rides along the California coast.