Gary grew up in California where he enlisted as a US Navy Seabee in 2012. He had the pleasure of serving in Hawaii, South America, Japan, and Ventura CA before transferring to the reserves at San Diego CA in 2017. He then pursued a B.S. in business administration minoring in data analytics at the University of Southern California, graduating in 2021. He now works at KPMG as a federal transformation consultant in Washington DC. He has a passion for helping his fellow veterans find their path after service.