As President of GMI, Earl brings his four decades of experience in the information technology industry, leading a team of technology experts in exceeding customer expectations across the spectrum of their IT needs. Through his hands-on leadership, he provides valuable guidance to both his team and partners, ensuring GMI delivers on its promise to relentless pursue its customers’ success.
In addition to sharing his business and technical expertise with customers, Earl has served his community on many boards and advisory committees. On October 1, 2014, Governor Jay Inslee appointed Earl to fill a six-year term on the Western Washington University Board of Trustees where he recently completed a two-year term as board chair. Earl was the 2010-2011 chair of the Bellevue Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors. He also served as a member of the State of Washington Department of Enterprise Services Business Diversity Advisory Group.
Earl earned his bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from Case Institute of Technology and his Master of Business Administration from Case Western Reserve University in his hometown of Cleveland, Ohio. He was inducted into the Spartan Club Hall of Fame for football, track and field. He is a member of the Beta Gamma Sigma Honor Society and Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity.
Earl is passionate about providing the best-in-class technology products and solutions to his customers, and is always on the lookout for leading edge products that make a difference.