Gary Oestreich is a retired businessman having worked as Vice President of GA Pearson, Inc. in southwest Washington. Gary was raised in the business world by his family and studied for two years in accounting and two years in business law. He has served on the Mid Valley Hospital board for 20 years. In addition, he has served as an active member of the first Okanogan Diversion Board, served as Chairman of Okanogan Chamber of Commerce, and is also a former President of Omak-Okanogan Rotary as well as having served five years as the president of Aberdeen Retail Trade Board. While he considers himself retired he continues to be President of GLK, LLC.  When asked about his experience he said “I was brought up in business but you always give back to your community.”