Gary joined Love’s in January of 2016. In his current role as EVP of Total Truck Solutions & Facilities, Gary is responsible for every aspect of Love’s Truck Care, SpeedCo, Love’s Tire Manufacturing Plants and nationwide distribution business as well as, Construction and Design and Facility Maintenance, for Love’s 1250+ properties. His responsibilities include total P&L responsibility for over $1B in annual sales and overseeing more than 6000 employees, meeting all human resource needs, business development, capital and financial budget planning. Gary started his career at Love’s as Division Director for an operating Division based out of Nashville, TN overseeing 60 properties in the Mid-South generating approximately $2.5B in annual sales. Gary was promoted from this role to Vice President of Operations Eastern Zone overseeing 250 properties East of I-35.
Prior to Love’s, Gary served as President & CEO of Corner Bakery Café in Dallas, Texas and spent more than 10 years with Pilot Flying J as Vice President of Human Resources & Food Service Operations, Vice President of Retail Operations, Division Director and Regional Manager.
Gary holds a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Delaware and an Executive MBA from Fayetteville State University, as well as a Financial Leadership Certification from the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School of Business and MIT Sloan School of Management and Cornell University. Gary serves as a member of the University of Delaware’s HSBM Advisory board and the NACS education committee board.