Gary was born and raised in Perry Hall. Gary graduated from Towson University with a degree in elementary education. Later, he earned his master’s degree in education from Johns Hopkins University. For 11 years Gary was a 5th-grade teacher at Gunpowder Elementary in Perry Hall. For the past 3 years, Gary has been an elementary science resource teacher in the Office of Science for Baltimore County Public Schools. In this role, Gary’s main responsibilities are to write and revise Kindergarten through 5th-grade science curricula, provide ongoing professional development, and mentor and coach elementary science teachers throughout BCPS.
Gary was born and raised in another local PCA church. In the spring of 2009, Gary, his wife of 14 years Lori, and their 13-year-old son Luke started attending Hunt Valley Church. While at HVC, Gary has served in various ways including being a part of the audio/visual team recording sermons, running lights, directing camera crews, etc. Additionally, he has facilitated a Core Group since 2014. For the past three years, he has taken on a leadership position in the Core Group ministry.
Gary enjoys gardening, yard work, woodworking, and playing video games, especially with his son.