Gary is a Watertown native who brings 24 years of experience to the precision machining program, where he began as an instructor in August 2014. In addition to working in the precision machining industry, Gary spent eight years working for the Minnesota Prison System in the Drug and Alcohol Treatment program for men exiting prison. He also spent six years as an OTR truck driver and driver trainer. He is a Watertown High School grad and also attended the one-year Lake Area Technical College Machining program in 1977. Gary has two sons who are both married and he also has a grandson. In his free time, he enjoys precision shooting, working on guns, working on cars, and playing disc golf.