Gerry helps companies and individuals develop marketplace strategies to create, engage and keep customers. He believes in helping people achieve leadership, professional and business success. An entrepreneurial thinker and business development advisor; he is an optimist with a curiosity for improving life and business results. Gerry specializes in helping Pharmacists and healthcare practitioners to develop business management strategies for their practice so they can focus on human-centred care.
Drawing on senior level experience in regional retail operations in the Pharmacy/drug store sector, multi-drug store ownership, and regional Pharmaceutical/Front Shop wholesale supply-chain sales; Gerry brings his clients the unique advantage of retail and wholesale supply chain strategic leadership with knowledge and market awareness of the highly regulated healthcare sector. He understands who his clients are, what they need, and where to find it.
Gerry’s passion is to help drive performance and innovation providing a solution oriented focus with ideas and alternatives clients can use to address the changing business and management issues they face right now. He is passionate about operational execution, customer experience and integrating technology; inspiring clients to achieve their business objectives balanced with meeting the needs and wants of today’s customers and health care consumers.
Originally from Winnipeg, Gerry and his wife are long-time residents of the North Shore and have two adult daughters who are pursuing their own careers. He is a regular lecturer at UBC Pharmacy and speaker at Small Business BC. His volunteer activities include mentoring UBC Pharmacy students and entrepreneurs at the Forum for Women Entrepreneurs. In his spare time Gerry and his wife enjoy the arts, live theatre, hockey, football, NASCAR & F1 racing, discussing politics, conversations and pairing BC wine with healthy cooking.