Gary started his media career in 1986 with WCKY radio. In 1996 he created and hosted a TV show called the Hardware Store which aired on HGTV for 4 years. In 2001 Clear Channel syndicated Gary nationally and is presently heard in 120 markets on both Saturday and Sunday. Gary is married and has three kids and resides in Liberty Township, Ohio. He is on the Advisory Board of Reach Out Lakota and gives free new home seminars for Habitat for Humanity.