Guild Member Profile

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Gary Yates


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.

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

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.