Gary Ballard’s career spans decades of leadership positions in the wireless industry working for Cellular One, McCaw Joint Ventures-Hong Kong, Nextel, and Aerial. Most recently he was President of YourTel America. Giving back to the KC Community is a priority for Gary and he has served as chair of DeLaSalle Education Center and is on the boards of the ACLU, Mind Drive, and the Palestine Community Center. He’s previously served on Junior Achievement, KU Surgery Association, Union Station, Kansas City Rep and the Girl Scout boards. He also served on the advisory board at Research Belton Hospital. His most notable civic accomplishment was as chair of building the new edifice for his church.