Gary is the President and Chief Executive Officer of the Wealth Alliance Advisory Group and affiliated companies. In 2017, he co-founded Wealth Alliance after an extensive career in the financial services industry dating back to 1990. During that 27-year period, he held positions with a division of the U.S. Department of the Treasury and two commercial banks. Most recently, he spent 19 years with UBS Financial Services, achieving the position of Senior Vice President – Wealth Management. Gary holds a B.B.A. with an emphasis in Finance from Wichita State University, an M.B.A. with an emphasis in Finance from the University of Kansas, and has served as an instructor at Baker University. He currently holds the State of Kansas insurance licenses that enable him to recommend life and long-term-care insurance as well as annuities. He also has passed the FINRA series 7, the Uniform Securities Agent State Law series 63 and the Uniform Investment Adviser Law series 65 exams. Gary is registered as an Investment Adviser Representative. Gary is an active member of his community having served on advisory boards of the American Heart Association, the YMCA, and on an elected board for a Unified School District.