- Lucid Realty, Inc.President, Lucid Realty, present
1858 W Erie, Chicago, IL 60622
Gary brings over 20 years of experience in customer service, finance, operations, and information services, and has an obsessive passion for getting the job done quickly and correctly. His corporate experience includes many multi-million dollar contract negotiations that resulted in wins for both parties. Prior to working with a well-known traditional real estate brokerage, Gary was President of a national concierge company, where he worked with Sari. He was also one of the founders of ShopLocal, a leading provider of Web shopping services for retailers, where he served as the President and Chief Operating Officer, responsible for client services, operations, and technology. His team built the company to more than 150 employees serving most of the top retailers in the country.
Gary's experience also includes 7 years at Circuit City Stores as Director of Inventory Productivity and Extended Service Plans, where he was responsible for the company's $500 million warranty program and led Circuit City's first supply chain initiatives. In addition, he was a Corporate Business Development Manager at General Electric, where he led a one-year customer service improvement study for GE Financial Services. Early in his career he worked in the strategy practice at Booz, Allen & Hamilton, and in corporate finance at Sears, Roebuck and Co.
Gary received a B.S. degree in math and physics from Duke University and an MBA from Northwestern University's J.L. Kellogg Graduate School of Management, where he concentrated in finance and management policy. He has lived in the Chicago area for over 19 years, including Evanston, Lakeview, Lincoln Park, University Village, and East Village.
- Duke UniversityPhysics/ Math, 1974 - 1977
- Kellogg School of ManagementPolicy/ Finance, 1982 - 1984