Managing Chair, C12 Group

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With more than 35 years of experience in general business and strategy consulting as well as C-level positions with two consumer products companies, Gary Masching has joined The C12 Group as an Area Chair in the region that spans from  northwest suburbs of Chicago to Rockford, IL. As a C12 Chair, Gary will develop and facilitate peer groups of Christian business CEOs and owners who meet on a monthly basis to learn, encourage and hold one another accountable as they strive to successfully lead their businesses and personal lives as Christ followers. Gary’s background uniquely qualifies him for this role. Gary’s background includes:

  • 11 years with the CPA firm of McGladrey. As a partner, Gary consulted with small/medium-size clients in a variety of industries, and served as Personnel Partner in their Schaumburg, IL office.
  • 14 years with VTech Industries, a U.S. subsidiary of VTech Limited, a publicly-held consumer electronics manufacturer and distributor in Hong Kong. Gary held positions as CFO, COO and President/CEO.
  • 8 years with Digital Innovations, LLC, a developer and distributor of consumer electronic products, based in Arlington Heights, IL. Gary served as CFO/COO and as President/CEO.
  • 2 years as Managing Director of Giraffe, LLC, a strategic planning consulting firm.

Besides Gary’s extensive business experience and facilitation skills, Gary and his wife Peg are members of Willow Creek Community Church where they have attended since 1983. During those years Gary has served with Promiseland, the Cars ministry, the Traffic Team, Financial Peace University, and the Construction Team in partnership with Habitat for Humanity. Gary has served on mission trips to Mexico through the Compassion and Justice ministry and participates in and facilitates men and couples small groups. Gary and his wife Peg have been married for 39 years and live in Elgin, IL. They have two children and three grandchildren.