Gary is a senior advisor and executive coach with Shields Meneley Partners.
For 32 years, Gary’s focus has been to partner with executives to achieve their professional and corporate growth goals. He helps senior leaders create a vision and plan for growth as well as evolved standards for performance. He provides performance coaching for senior executives and members of their leadership teams to fulfill their responsibility in the growth plan.
Gary is the founder of RAIN, a business development coaching firm. Previously, Gary has held a number executive marketing and leadership roles at CVS Caremark, Hewitt Associates (now AON Hewitt), and at two divisions of Publicis, one of the world’s three largest advertising holding companies. Throughout his 32-year career, Gary has continually developed his skill in using narrative as a medium to help leaders grow their companies and careers. In addition, he is in his 20th year of learning about high-performance coaching as a means to serving others.
Education: Gary holds a B.A. in Business Communication from the University of Missouri in Columbia, Missouri and has completed graduate-level coursework on using communication to perform in the top 1% of business professionals. He is a certified executive coach.