Gary joins OceanBased having extensive business experience in several fields including Aviation and Land Development and honed his entrepreneurial skills along with marketing & sales experience.
Gary spent the last 40 years creating successful businesses, partnerships and projects both in the United States and Internationally.
In 1991 he formed Diversified Aviation Services, LLC to focus on Sales, Marketing, Consulting and project management.
In the past 10 years Mr. Girard has been focusing mostly on business development, consulting and project management. He has specialized in developing new products, opening new markets and strategic business growth.
Major milestones in Gary’s career include:
- Making the first used aircraft sale into The People’s Republic of China,
- Successfully concluding the sale of over 250 aircraft with a total retail value of nearly $1B
- Developing and certifying the world’s first non-electrical aviation lighting system for emergency evacuation
- Managed over 100 Aerospace projects
Having traveled to some 125 countries, Mr. Girard is familiar with International business and cultures.