Gary is a firm believer that everyone should have the opportunity to pursue financial freedom. He frequently leads seminars on such topics as preparing for retirement, financial management and college planning. He also makes it a priority to work with individuals who are frequently overlooked in the financial services industry, including women and those in the LGBT community. Gary has passed the Series 6, 7, 24, 26, 63 and 66 securities exams, and he holds a life, health and annuities insurance license. He is an Investment Advisor Representative, a Registered Principal and a Registered Financial Consultant (RFC®). He is a graduate of Southwestern Illinois College, where he earned a degree in business administration.