Gary graduated from UNC-Chapel Hill in 1985 where he played basketball for one year with the Tarheels.

A career entrepreneur, Gary built the leading market research firm in the financial services industry, developed an award winning internet job board, established a well-respected consulting practice, and maintains an active presence in youth and collegiate sports.

Through Play to Win, Gary combines his passion for sports, attention to client services, and his unyielding desire to help the next generation obtain a great college experience and education through their sport. For more than a decade, Gary has established himself as the go to guy in dealing with the top academic schools in America.

He is the author of one of the most informative books on recruiting: Getting Recruited to Play College Baseball – A Practical Guide.

A New Jersey native, Gary has lived in Florida since 1988 and resides in Jupiter with his beautiful wife Debby.  Through their blended family, he has experienced the college admissions process firsthand. His daughter Rose graduated from Emory University. His son Aaron was a 2014 All-ACC and All-ACC Academic baseball player at Duke and received his Masters from the Fuqua Business School and is now enrolled at The University of Chicago.. And his youngest daughter Hannah graduated from the University of Pittsburgh and received her Masters at Tel Aviv University.

Debby is a graduate of The University of Michigan and The University of Florida’ College of Dentistry. His Stepson Zach graduated UF while his Stepdaughter Mada is awaiting a decision on Medical School after graduating Summa Cum Laude from Florida as well. And his youngest stepchild, Joshua, is a very happy, non-verbal special needs young man, who keeps life in perspective for their entire family.