Guild Member Profile

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

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.