Gary Bailey

  • Lindale TX
  • 903-570-6077


My career has spanned the better part of 30 years in the transportation industry driving revenue through lease sales and maintaining operations of facilities with very strong rentals sales and maintenance operations as well as employee development, vendor relations and negotiation abilities.  I have a proven track record of solid leadership, am highly self motivated, competitive and ambitious.   It has been my privilege to manage operations with $5 million plus annual sales which has given me in-depth knowledge and understanding of P&L's, budgets, planning, purchasing, asset management, employe training and coordination.  Continuous development of new accounts, while growing and strengthening existing account relationships, has been a priority with an emphasis in increasing brand recognition and improving sales productivity of set sales goals & marketing objectives relevant to the industry. 



Professional and Technical

Entrepreneurial, self starter, excellent rental, retail, customer service and relationship skills. Positive interpersonal relationships with superiors, peers and staff. Ability to set and manage time and priorities and analyze date. Excellent management and budget skills- Solid problem solving ability. Microsoft Suite including Excel. Excellent typing and 10 key.

Work History

Work History
May 2014 - Present

Service Sales

Price International- Tyler, Tx

Service Sales.  Develop excellent customer relationships and deliver services as promised.

Jan 2002 - Mar 2013

Fleet Lease/Rental/Fuel Manager

Hanson Idealease- Grand Junction, Co

Took over this department when it was 90k in the red to a profit of 35k in the first year and made significant profits each year thereafter winning a National Award for Rental Manager of the year.

  • Develop and implement plans and strategies to cultivate new business opportunities.
  • Perform distribution gap analysis to support dealer development actions/planning.
  • Provide input to the management team on development of new product or service features that will meet current and future customer needs.
  • Develop and implement plans and strategies to cultivate new business opportunities.
  • Collaborate with internal departments in the development and implementation of strategies, plans, and business models.
  • Execute and monitor DOT compliance process for the company
  • Prepared and presented sales proposals to insure continuous growth of customer base while working with customers to achieve their needs and managed a team who delivered excellent customer service.
  • Worked with all departments-sales/ service/ parts as a team to meet company goals 
  • Monitored CSA scores and recommend improvements
  • Hired, trained and performed annual employee performance reviews of 10 staff under my direct supervision   
  • Analyzed, prepared, met budget guidelines to exceed financial goals and performance
  • Used analysis to improve equipment and operational efficiency 
  • Managed maintenance program that maintained equipment both purchased or leased 
  • Was responsible for cost controls including assisting in selecting, negotiating, contracting and pricing with maintenance providers 
  • Complied with company safety policies and trained employees in those policies and procedures

This position requires: 24/7 on call service to ensure customer satisfaction. Excellent communication skills and ability to take action quickly and effectively was essential. I have excellent Microsoft Excel knowledge and ability. Continuous customer service and employee relations were of the upmost importance in making the department successful. Use of SCM for customer info and call reporting and participate in on going company and industry training and conferences. 

Sep 1983 - Jul 2000

Operations Manager

Bailey Tire & Service- Chadron, Ne
  • Operations Manager of 10 retail locations in 3 states with annual sales volume over $5 million
  • Managed up to 60 employees with a strong focus on training excellent customer skills and objectives. 
  • Ensured all company safety policies were met and conducted and managed training for industry and company standards and managed all accident reports and investigations.
  • Prepared and implemented marketing promotions for the company including sales events and all advertising for retail, commercial and agriculture business
  • Managed multi million dollar inventory including evaluation of customer needs for ordering and maintaining appropriate stock of all tires and parts for all locations

This position required: Extensive travel through Colorado, Nebraska, Wyoming with 24/7 on call responsibilities. Excellent customer service and employee relations as well as in depth community involvement. 

2000 - 2002


Farmers Insurance

Licensed in the State of Colorado in 2000 and also obtained a Series 6 license. 


Oct 2010 - Jul 2011


Leadership Program of the Rockies

Class of 2011. Top leadership program of it's kind- Free Market principles taught by leaders in various fields. Rigorous interview process with up to 300 applicants, only 65 accepted 

Mar 1992 - May 1992

Dale Carnegie

Leadership Training Program

Dec 1984

Chadron State College
May 1983

Chadron High School


Middle and High School church youth leader.

Member at CCF Church, Lindale Texas

Co-founder of the Western Slope Conservative Alliance with a membership of over 3500 people in western Colorado. 

Past Rotary and Lions club member.