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Gary Rushing

Chairman of the BoardChief Business Development Officer

Gary Rushing, a California native, completed his undergraduate studies in Business Administration at Fresno State. He also completed Executive Management graduate courses in finance at Penn State and his Executive Management EMD at Western University Ontario, Canada.

After a full career, visiting 6 continents and living in London, Gary returned to the US and settled back in Fresno.

Co-founder and CEO of California Autism Center William Forath asked Gary to join the CAC team. After a tour of the CAC Central in Fresno where Gary observed teams of dedicated professionals improving the lives of young children with Autism, he was hooked! Gary enthusiastically joined the CAC team as Corporate Development Officer and Board member. Six months later he was elected Chairman of the Board. Gary is very optimistic about the future of CAC and shares the company's objective of becoming the most highly regarded service provider for children with ASD in Central California.

Gary lives in Fresno with his lovely wife Sara and their part-time dog Otis. Gary is blessed with five successful adult children and three grandchildren. He is an Area Rep and Benefactor for San Joaquin Valley Town Hall and sang with the Community Chorus Master Chorale for eleven years

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