Gary has over 35 years experience in all phases of the telecommunications industry, having co-founded Ervin Cable in 1980. Gary majored in Business Management at Central Missouri State University. He has attended numerous SCTE and other industry training sessions, including digital networking, fiber optics and engineering. Gary is now a member of the Cable Pioneers and an SCTE chairman. He managed the Company for 27 years, overseeing day-to-day operations.