Gary D. Nice – Chief Executive Officer
California State University in Los Angeles, Film, Television and Radio 1971-1973 Arizona State University, School of Business Administration, 1973-1977.
From 1977 to 1991, Gary began working in the television, radio and corporate world as a writer, producer and director with various companies in Phoenix, AZ. In 1991, he founded ERN radio network. As President and CEO, within three years the network expanded supplying radio programming to well over a 2000 radio stations across the United States with four fulltime 24/7 satellite channels.
Gary also started Skyview Satellite Networks. As President and CEO, within the ﬁrst two years of business, he personally negotiated and signed deals to distribute the NBA’s Phoenix Suns, Los Angeles Lakers, the Houston Rockets, The Phoenix Coyotes of the NHL, the NBA’s Dallas Maverick, the National League baseball’s Arizona Diamondbacks and the NFL’s Arizona Cardinals, to their local affiliate stations throughout their state. When Gary sold Skyview Satellite Networks there were 42 professional sports teams whose games where broadcasts on Skyview Satellite Networks.
In 2006, after the loss of Gary’s beloved Golden Retriever show dog, along with his wife, Sara, founded the National Canine Cancer Foundation. As founder and CEO, Gary brought his entrepreneurial skills along with his business management skills to the non-‐ profit industry. Using novel practices and innovative fund raising method, Gary raising funds for education; outreach and funds for research grants to help find new treatments and cures for canine cancer. Under his management, the NCCF has raised over $2M for education, outreach and research and has over 10 local chapters in the US.
Over the past 12 years, Gary has worked toward finding new treatments and cures for canine cancers, and his expanding his expertise and knowledge in working with canine cancer. This has allowed him to have direct contacts with many of the major pet companies, universities and research facilities through out the U.S. and Canada. He also has helped the National Canine Cancer Foundation to become one of the most well-‐known canine cancer non-‐profits and has created a large database of supporters.
Over 35 years of managing and growing his own companies, Gary has also used his business and leadership skills to work with many companies in their start up and others in reaching their growth potential in a variety of field from promoting new test to find early marks that detected canine cancer. Also Internet, film, television and radio programing, working with other non-‐profits to grow and reach more donors, as well as helping distress companies turn their businesses around.