About the GP Marketing Inc. Team
Excellence is a way of life at GP Marketing Inc. We take pride in the services we provide and the products we represent; we provide a dynamic, growth-oriented environment that promotes teamwork and individual growth; and we provide leadership that motivates employees to achieve excellence in every dimension of our company. Learn more about our experienced team below.
Gary Ponto - CPMR
Gary has more than 40 years of combined professional audio and sales experience. His professional audio background includes sound contracting, live theatre, studio recording, and live sound applications. From 1978 to 1989, he was head of sound for the MGM Grand Casino in Reno, Nevada, performing live, front-of-house sound mixing for the largest stage show in the world.
From 1989 to 1998, he was in charge of the Commercial Sound and Electronic Security division at Roger Ponto Associates, Pacific Northwest Manufacturers' representative. Under his leadership, their sales grew more than 164%. He served on several advisory councils for manufacturers, and continues to participate in these activities with some of our current lines. He also successfully completed the CPMR (Certified Professional Manufacturers' Representative) courses offered by the IPA (Institute for Professional Advancement) given at the University of Indiana.
Elizabeth has more than 15 years of legal secretarial experience with excellent customer service and organizational skills. She was a paralegal secretary at the largest law firm in Anchorage, Alaska, working with the oil companies prior to our starting GP Marketing, Inc. Her skills serve us well in her roles as both treasurer and office manager of GP Marketing, Inc.