Gary has over twenty-five years corporate management experience with private sector companies. He previously held mid-management roles with large sector employers such as Ciba Vision Corporation (Novartis Company) and GEC Marconi Avionics (BAE Systems group). Over the past 15 years he has held senior level leadership roles of Controller, Director of Accounting, and CFO with small to mid-market developing companies. He was instrumental in organizing, managing, and growing developing companies.
Gary’s concentration has been in leadership roles presiding over accounting, administration, I.T. and human resources. He was key in enhancing financial reporting, implementing financial controls, developing internal controls, establishing organizational policies and procedures, and management of financial software and I.T. systems. Gary is keenly adept in the areas of budgeting and forecasting, cash flow and fiscal management, purchasing and overhead expense controls. He was proactive in maintaining ongoing communications with corporate advisors. His accountabilities also included facility operations and maintenance, and lease negotiations. Gary was responsible for organizing and coordinating operational expansions and facility relocations.
Gary is a graduate of the University of South Florida earning a BA in Business Administration with a major in Accounting. He previously held the CPA certification with the State of Georgia and was a member of the AICPA. Gary participated in high school ice hockey and was a recreational snow skier. After relocating to Florida he has become an avid golfer.