Gary has served as Marketing and Corporate Communications Director for Emerald Automotive since 2011. Prior to joining the Emerald Automotive team, Gary spent three years serving as District Director and Deputy Chief of Staff for U.S. Congressman Blaine Luetkemeyer, assisting companies and individuals with federal government programs and regulations.
Prior to this role, Gary was the President of Associated Industries of Missouri, located in Jefferson City, Missouri. A trade association of over 1,200 manufacturers in the state, AIM represented the interests of members in the Missouri General Assembly and the courts. Gary also served eight years as an elected member of the Missouri House of Representatives. While serving as a Representative, he was instrumental in the development of environmental and employment law while serving on the Commerce Committee, Labor Committee, Energy and Environment Committee, and Appropriations Committee. He received a degree in Business Management from Crowder College in Neosho, Missouri and a BSBA degree in Marketing Management from Missouri Southern State University in Joplin, Missouri.