Gary is a partner at Clayton, Paulk & Associates. He holds a BS degree in accounting from Presbyterian College in Clinton, South Carolina and he received his CPA designation in 1978. Gary was with Clayton, Paulk & Associates from 1978 until 1991, at which time he formed a computer network integration company. He rejoined the firm in 2009 as a partner with direct responsibility for client development. His emphasis is on monthly accounting services and business consulting.