June 6, 1968 - October 6, 2019
In Memory of Your Leadership for Others
Industry: Technology | Energy | Healthcare
In Memory of your Leadership for others, collegiate spirit, friendship to many, and the multitude of blessings you brought to your family and so many friends, associates, clients, the community and all who knew you. Gary we will miss you very much. God bless. Rest In Peace.
Gary Valentine had over 20 years' progressive career experience in the professional staffing industry. His successful track record included being a strategic visionary executive leader in technical, energy and healthcare sectors. Gary had an entrepreneurial action-oriented mindset. He genuinely cared about his clients, colleagues and his direct team. Gary's leadership style was open, proactive, collaborative providing guidance and support to raise individual and team performance to the next level.
He was LINK's Executive Vice President, responsible for strategic development and operational excellence. Gary's hands-on approach had generated sales increases and improved operating processes. He lead his team focusing on sales, new market development, business expansion, and potential acquisitions.
Throughout his career, Gary had been recognized and received numerous awards such as the Hudson's Chairman's Award and LINK's President's Award. With nearly 25 years of professional leadership experience, Gary combined his vast knowledge of the staffing industry with business foresight, strategic planning, and exceptional leadership. He was an inaugural Member of the Executive Advisory Board for High Performance Network℠, the premier leadership development network for current and emerging leaders from first-time supervisors to executive management and board members and advisors.
Gary received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration from the University of Buffalo, School of Management, in Buffalo, New York.
Gary is survived by his wife and two children in Houston, Texas.