REAL ESTATE INVESTOR - ENTREPRENEUR PHILANTHROPIST
Gary is a Serial Entrepreneur, Start-Up Investor, Philanthropist and Real Estate Developer based in the Seattle area.
A career of leadership roles such as President/CEO of ATG Stores.com, as well as a VP for Lowe’s. He now serves several Board roles for University of Washington Bothell and Washington State Opportunity Scholarship.
Gary founded Rubens Family Foundation which supports Washington State Non-Profits focused on educational opportunities for low income underprivileged students, to achieve high demand STEM, Healthcare and Professional/Technical degrees. Rubens Family Foundation also supports teen and early learning support programs. Garys grants will help over 7000 students attain a college education and high demand career, over 70% are first time college attendees in their family.
Most Recently, Gary acquired Athlete Intelligence, a Kirkland, WA based company focused on Data Analytics for Athlete Performance and Safety, helping coaches, trainers and athletes measure athlete performance as well as identify head impact for concussion awareness.
"Gary is an authentic individual who cares about the companies with which he works. As an entrepreneur himself, he's able to offer hard-earned insights to the companies he invests in, and genuinely wants to see the founders he partners with grow and succeed."
BRYAN COPLEY / CityBldr / FOUNDER & CEO