The Author

Gary Cottingham is a writer and Marketing entrepreneur who runs an agency/consulting firm in Tallahassee, Florida. He is originally from Rochester, New York where he grew up, attended high school and college in the area, getting his BA from SUNY Brockport and his MBA from Rochester Institute of Technology.

Prior to opening his own firm, Gary worked in a variety of small and large advertising agencies and corporate Marketing departments, including Publix Corporate Marketing, from where he retired in 2023.

Gary and his wife Sandy lived in the Tampa area for 16 years prior to moving to Tallahassee in 2018. They have three grown sons and four grandchildren.