Chief Financial Officer
After beginning his career with a boutique CPA and financial planning firm, Gary joined ACE in 2003 as an accountant until his promotion to CFO in 2011. He contributed to ACE in this position through 2016 – applying critical, strategic, and analytical thinking to his technical expertise to empower team members.
As he returns to Ace Metal Crafts Company in 2020 as CFO, Gary continues to support ACE’s commitment to teamwork, openness, and accountability. Gary leads with a focus on people, technology, and processes – coaching to develop teams, optimizing technology to improve speed and accuracy of financial reporting, and streamlining processes to maximize efficiency.
With expertise in GAAP, ERP software, and other relevant technology, Gary has a unique ability to build upon the strong foundation ACE has established to accommodate future growth.
Gary earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration and Finance from Northern Illinois University in 2000, followed by an MBA from Northern Illinois University in 2008.