Gary gained knowledge of the industry at a very young age from working at his father’s electrical contracting business. He graduated from college with a degree in Psychology and continued on to receive his MBA. Gary and Susan met in college and were married soon after they both graduated. Directly after college they began their extensive career in the lighting industry. Gary and Susan have each worked in retail lighting as sales associates, purchasers, managers, and reps for over 30 years in the lighting industry. Gary also worked as a lighting consultant during this time where he developed lighting layouts for multi-million dollar homes and commercial projects. Gary was also a commercial lighting supervisor at a large Boston area electrical distributor.