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Hi I'm Gary

I'm an investor, former corporate executive, happily married, father of four sons, and I'm a Mormon!

About Me

I'm a former senior executive in the home furnishings, toy, and pet products industries. I am now a private investor and business strategist. My wife and I have four sons and six grandchildren. We love spending time with our kids and grandkids, socializing with good friends, serving in our Church, and occasionally traveling to far away places. We both love to read and discuss current events. I love to swim, play racquetball, and golf.

Why I am a Mormon

I believe that God is unchanging, and just as he spoke through living prophets anciently, he does so today. I believe that the same priesthood power held by ancient prophets and apostles has been restored to the earth in modern times. Also, I have read and studied the Book of Mormon and know it to be the word of God and a powerful second witness to the Bible that Jesus Christ was indeed the Son of God. I have found that the restored Gospel of Jesus Christ truly answers the questions that we all ask ourselves from time to time - why am I here on the earth, where did I come from, and where am I going after I die. I know of no other church that can answer those questions with such clarity and such authority.

How I live my faith

My wife and I have both loved serving in our Church over the years We have made so many good friends and have had countless life changing experiences. After I retired from corporate life, we had the opportunity to serve as mission leaders in Eastern Europe for three years. What an amazing experience it was to bring the Gospel of Jesus Christ to people in that part of the world. Prayer has always been an important part of our life, and we have tried to teach our kids about the power of prayer and how to listen to the promptings of "the spirit".

Who are the Mormons?

Mormons are people who believe that God lives, that He is our Father and we are His children; that He has a plan for us; that knowing about this plan can bring meaning and purpose and great joy to our lives. We believe that God continues to call prophets in modern times as he did anciently, and that the Book of Mormon is a second great witness to the reality and divinity of Jesus Christ along with the Holy Bible. We believe that as we strive to pattern our lives after the Savior's and keep His commandants, we can qualify to someday return to God's presence. Nothing can bring greater peace and joy than knowing this reality. Show more Show less