Gary Almond- BIO
Gary and Gayle left the Bay Area and re-located to Farmington, New Mexico. Co-Owner and Manager of Four Corners Harley-Davidson, Buell, Yamaha, Suzuki and Polaris.
Gary has extensive experience founding, investing and managing emerging growth companies.
He was a co-founder of MediaFlex, Inc. He held the position of Vice President of Operations. MediaFlex a Silicon Valley company provided web-based software solutions for marketing communications managers at Fortune 1000 companies. Gary led the development team for enterprise software deployment of over 200 custom e-commerce/Brand Marketing installations for companies such as Coca Cola and MCI. In addition he oversaw the company's Professional Services Group.
He co-founded and served as Executive Vice President of Concord Growth Corporation/EXXE Data, a multi-state transaction based financial services firm, which was sold to Bay View Capital Corporation, (NYSE:BVC). He was responsible for creating and overseeing operations and information system technologies.
Almond also served as a General Partner of Nest Ventures, a California general partnership that specialized in funding very early stage companies. Prior to Nest Ventures Almond was co-founder and vice president of SoftLink Corporation, a microcomputer software publishing and distribution company.
Gary studied at Arizona State University's School of Engineering & Tulane University, A.B. Freeman School of Business.