Gary was instrumental in the creation of Glen Eagle Advisors, LLC in 2003 after seven years with Merrill Lynch. At Merrill Lynch, Gary held a variety of management positions including Director of Client Information Management for US Private Client. Prior to joining Merrill Lynch, Gary served in the United States Army, retiring in 1995 as a Major. Among his many career assignments was a three year fellowship with the RAND Corporation in Santa Monica, CA. Gary earned a Masters of Science Degree in Operation Research, Systems Analysis from Georgia Institute of Technology and a Bachelor of Science degree from the United States Military Academy at West Point.