Executive in Residence and MPA Coordinator
Gary teaches Income Tax Accounting and counsels students on career development. Prior to joining WVU, Gary served as a Regional Tax Managing partner with Ernst & Young (EY). During his three decades of experience in public accounting he worked with hundreds of companies including the world’s largest global companies and many privately owned businesses. He has extensive experience working in turnaround situations, strategy development, succession planning, talent management and over fifteen years of direct P&L responsibility. Gary serves on the Board of Directors of the Fairmont State University Foundation, Gary was previously a member of the Board of Directors of Junior Achievement of Central Ohio. Gary’s Board experience includes serving as a financial expert. He has been a member or the Chair of the audit, development, executive, finance, governance and operating committees.
Gary received his Bachelor of Science degree from Fairmont State College and his Master Professional Accountancy degree from West Virginia University. Gary is a Certified Public Accountant licensed in the state of West Virginia. He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the West Virginia Society of Certified Public Accountants. He is also a member of the American Accounting Association.
- Master of Professional Accountancy, West Virginia University
- B.S., Accounting, Fairmont State University