Gerard is an ex-defence force man having served the country between the early 70s and mid 90s. A virtue of his background is his management and organisational skills gained from various management positions including overseeing events around Brisbane. Around 2005 he started a new career in recreational vehicles (motor homes and caravans) commencing with repair and maintenance and then progressing through to managing the sales team around Australia before moving into real estate. With Gerard’s experience on rural properties he understands the fundamentals of selling or purchasing farming land. Gerard’s interests outside of work include renovating homes, bushwalking and tinkering with old vehicles and tractors.