As the Principal of Cherry Creek, Inc., Gary is responsible for all phases of business & design development. It’s from his background and knowledge that design principles, business acumen and integrity have been developed which poise Cherry Creek, Inc. to become one of the leaders in the Kitchen and Bath industry in South Central Minnesota.
Gary brings with him over 26 years of experience directly in the kitchen and bath industry, as well as over 34 years in the construction industry. Gary has demonstrated over the years an ability to create spectacular designs that capture the vision of his clients.
His patient nature makes it easy to consider the different options when developing conceptual plans as well as choosing the many different options available today. Gary has a unique ability to design many different styles; whether it’s French Country, Soft Modern, Contemporary, Craftsman or Southwestern he enjoys developing the theme and carrying it through to every detail.
Gary has the distinction of being licensed as a Certified Kitchen Designer by the National Kitchen & Bath Association. The CKD certification is acquired only after 7 years of experience in the industry and a rigorous 2-day exam which tests not only the candidates construction knowledge but also evaluates his/her ability to solve design issues in a creative and functional manner.
Gary lives in Mankato with his wife Denise and their mellow Cocker Spaniel, Ella. He enjoys golf, woodworking, hiking, dogs, traveling and spending time with his family, especially his five granddaughters.