Gary Underwood


My current position with The Nest is: Board Member

My favorite place is: Akron, Ohio - of course!  Second-favorite is Ohio Stadium in Columbus, Ohio.  Third-favorite is any beach in South Carolina.

Best piece of advice I've ever received is: “Love God and Love People.” - Jesus

I hope I always: “Love my wife and my family well.”

The greatest invention in the last ten years has been: Amazon Prime and Taco Tuesday. 

If I had a super power, it would be: the power to change people’s hearts and minds.

My biggest accomplishment was when: When I finally realized that my relationships matter far more than my accomplishments.

A great leader is/does: Loves people, period.

My all-time favorite book is: The Bible (Gospel of John), and Seizing Your Divine Moment by Erwin McManus.

I'm inspired by: The Holy Spirit.  And sometimes Lebron James, J.R.R. Tolkien and Rocky Balboa. 

The leader I admire is: Jeff Bogue, Knute Larson, and Urban Meyer.