Gary W. Mays has been named to the Board of The MARCH Foundation. Gary is a former Internal Auditor Manager of Corporate Finance and Accounting at United Parcel Service (UPS).
Gary started his career as a delivery driver in Nashville, TN, shortly after graduating from Tennessee State University. Gary was promoted to Hub Supervisor before beginning his accounting career in the district accounting functions group. His involvement with special assignments led to the company relocating him to Atlanta, Georgia, to work with the Corporate Internal Audit group.
As a corporate auditor, Gary was responsible for auditing districts with nine essential business processes and auditing corporate accounting functions including Finance Reports and Planning, General Ledger, Tax, Accounting, Procurement, Investor Relations, and Treasury.
A Diversity and Inclusion Leader, Gary chaired the African American Business Resource Group – UPS Committee. Responsible for developing workshops and opportunities to enhance employees professional and personal development.
Beyond The MARCH Foundation, Gary is involved in the followed community organizations: Former Board Member – Butler Street YMCA, Atlanta GA; Board Member (Treasurer) – Create Your Dreams, Atlanta GA; Board Member – Why We Can’t Wait, Nashville TN; and Member, Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity Incorporation.
Gary earned a Master of Accounting and Finance Management and a Master Certificate of Financial Analysis from Keller Graduate School of Management.
Gary and his wife, Felecia, have been married 29 years. They have 2 children, Jóna and Jonathan.