Gary is a managing director and founding principal at Intrepid Investment Bankers, Oaklins' member firm in Los Angeles. He also co-leads Intrepid's commercial & consumer technology team. He has been involved in numerous domestic and cross-border transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, private equity capital raises and financing for companies spanning the consumer, industrials, healthcare and business services sectors.
Prior to Intrepid, Gary worked for more than 10 years advising middle-market clients on merger and acquisition transactions at Barrington Associates and Wells Fargo Securities. Before joining Barrington in 2000, he was a vice president in the Merchant Banking Group of Banque Paribas in Chicago. His experience there included underwriting and syndicating leveraged finance transactions and making direct equity investments in support of middle-market leveraged buy-outs. Gary graduated from the University of Illinois with a BA in Business and Economics and received an MBA from the Kellogg Graduate School of Management. He is also a FINRA-registered general securities principal.