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Gary Yates

Principal

Hickey & Associates, LLC
Atlanta, GA

A highly accomplished and enterprising location selection executive with global location expertise. Domestic and international experience in project management, sales, analysis, and strategy. Proven aptitude for providing consulting services with an emphasis on client engagement and product delivery. Excels at ensuring optimal geographic locations for businesses across varied industries, with focus on workforce issues and demographic trends. A visionary leader who leverages exemplary analytical, organizational, and communication skills to provide sustainable business solutions while maintaining industry-leading standards of excellence.

Prior to joining Hickey & Associates, Gary built his career at JLL, the Staubach Company, and Moran, Stahl & Boyer.

GEOGRAPHIC AREAS SERVED
North America
Industries
Data Centers Energy IT
Automotive Business Services and HQ Pharma
Medical and Life Sciences Chemicals and Plastics Financial
Advanced Manufacturing R&D Food and Beverage
Apparel Logistics, Warehouse and Distribution Media
Real Estate Paper Electronics
Forestry, Minerals, Metal Aerospace, Aeronautics and Aviation Education
PERSONAL NOTE

Yates received his Bachelor of Science in Economics at Messiah College. He is a Six Sigma Greenbelt, and holds a Georgia real estate license. Yates has been published multiple times, is a frequent speaker at conferences, and is an active member of the Site Selectors Guild.

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