Gary has spent more than three decades in public accounting and in senior financial roles in the life, health, and Medicare insurance space particularly with Private Equity backed businesses. He began his insurance career as CFO of Academy Life, where he engineered a management-leveraged buyout, taking Academy private, and ultimately selling to AEGON. Subsequently, he joined Americo Financial Life and Annuity Company, as its CFO and Executive Vice President. Gary then joined Amerilife, one of the nation’s largest Independent Marketing Organizations as it’s CFO and ultimately became President and CFO in 2013.
Gary and his wife reside in Tampa and Western NY, and enjoy skiing, traveling and motorsports.