Gary King is the Field Network Operations Director for Allstate Roadside Services. Since joining Allstate Roadside Services in 2017, Gary has led the Provider Network Advisory Council (PNAC), served as a Tow Provider Advocate at industry and executive-level Allstate events and launched the Tow Provider Recognition “Hero Challenge Coin” program for Allstate Roadside Tow Providers.
Prior to joining Allstate, Gary was Vice President of Operations and Quality for FTD Companies. There, Gary oversaw Operational & Quality Improvement of business process throughout the floral supply chain. Before joining FTD Companies, Gary was a Business Efficiency Consultant for Business Fit Associates, Inc where he specialized in serving both public and private sectors in pursuit of Lean business practices.
In addition to a Six Sigma Master Black Belt (Certified ISO Implementation Consultant), ISO 9001 2008 Auditor Certification, Gary holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Business Management from Southern California University in Irvine, CA. He also served in the United State Air Force.
Gary volunteered for the Wounded Warrior Project from 2009-2017 and is a USO Supporter and Education Advisor with the American Cancer Society.
He has been honored with the Yellow Roadway/MIZ Presidents Club Award in 2006 and authored the book, Getting Business FIT – How to Survive in These Tough Economic Times. He is married with three grown children and lives near Chicago, IL.