Gary Frey’s career path has focused on situations requiring leadership in new market development, turnarounds, start-overs, or a fresh approach to sales, marketing, brand development, and/or elevating the customer experience across a number of industries. He has served as president of four successful companies, including bizjournals.com, a business news portal which he helped transform from a three-person organization to a $100 million company. He has held executive positions in two Fortune 100 companies, Bank of America and First Union and helped both through major branding or re-branding efforts. Throughout his career, Gary has served clients including Allied Signal Aerospace, Bank of America, British Aerospace, Cessna Aircraft, Coca-Cola, Coleman, Compass Group, DaimlerChrysler, DuPont, First Union/Wells-Fargo, Foot Locker, Hearst Publishing, Hershey’s, Krylon, the Lance Armstrong Foundation, Learjet, McDonald’s, Monsanto, NCR, Sherwin-Williams, Summerfield Suites Hotels, United Way, World T.E.A.M. Sports, and Yokohama Tire Corporation.
He is a triathlete, drummer, father of two grown sons, a “papa” to the two smartest and cutest little boys in the world, and married to the wife of his dreams for 33 years and counting.