Gary is a retired Certified Public Accountant. He met his wife Patricia in Cozumel 25 years ago on a dive trip, and they have been returning to the island on a regular basis ever since. Now in retirement they live here about six or seven months per year. During his years as a tax partner in a Connecticut CPA firm he became active, and has served in officer positions, in many non-profit and civic organizations including the United Way, YMCA, Rotary Club and Chamber of Commerce. He is also on the Board of Directors of Connecticut based Liberty Bank. Gary and Patricia became active with the Humane Society of Cozumel after meeting Ernesto at a Cozumel Rotary Club meeting. They started out by performing dog and cat adoption escort services to New England. Later Lisa recruited Gary to use his tax and accounting skills, and he now does the contribution receipting and bookkeeping for Friends of the Cozumel Humane Society Inc. He prepares the annual IRS tax return and required contribution acknowledgement letters.