Gary Ellison brings a diverse range of experience to his position as Sales Consultant at The Mid-Continent Companies. He has spent the last 10 years as a career development coach, as well as a consultant for small business owners. Through his own experience as a small business co-owner, Gary developed a passion to help family owned businesses succeed.
His relationship-building and leadership skills were honed in his role as Lead Pastor of Tomball Church. As pastor, he not only brought diverse groups of people together, he also was responsible for strategic recruiting and hiring, developing and meeting budgets, and annual reporting. While there, he helped a large congregation find its way back to serving a meaningful role in the community.
Gary’s vision for community and his commitment to making sense of difficult situations are put to good use at The Mid-Continent Companies. A true people person, Gary is equally comfortable speaking one on one and in front of large audiences. He serves his clients well as a motivator, encouraging plan participation among employees, individually and in group meetings. As a communicator, Gary clearly conveys the importance of people being truly retirement ready, whether through estate planning or 401(k) plan education and involvement.
A graduate of Southwestern University, Gary is also pursuing a Master of Clinical Psychology from his alma mater. He serves on the Executive Board of Builder’s International, a nonprofit organization that builds Bible colleges, orphanages, youth campgrounds and churches on every continent around the world. Gary and his wife are active members of North Central Church and proud parents of two children.