Gerald began his career as an artist which evolved into operating a successful marketing and advertising agency in northern Ontario, In 2004 he retired from the agency business and moved to New Brunswick with his family. After arriving he became the General Manager for Development St. Stephen, launching the Civic Centre project, and later Director of Development for Huntsman Marine Science. For a brief period the family relocated to Edmonton where he was Executive Director of the Alberta Liberal Party, and then the founding Manager of the City of Edmonton’s in-house ad agency. Returning to the St. Andrews area, he commuted to Thunder Bay monthly where he was the Executive Director of the Thunder Bay Symphony Orchestra, and was instrumental in eliminating the orchestra’s 25-year rolling annual deficit. Gerald sits on the board of the St. Andrews Arts Council. At home he relaxes with family, writes and paints, and otherwise keeps busy around their property in Bayside.