Gary Leight

Independent Director


Gary joined the TCA Board of Directors in December 2014.

With industry experience in Financial Services/Investment Management and IT/Hardware/Software Technology, Gary has led companies through the market, economic and technological changes of the past 40 years.

Gary began his career as an engineer at Raytheon Company and IBM.  He worked in sales and sales management at Hewlett-Packard and BTI Computer Systems. 

Gary was the founder, CEO, CFO and Chairman of Tidal Software, a multi-national software company that provided application, enterprise and infrastructure software to major corporations.  The company was sold to Cisco in 2009. 

He was the founder, CEO and CFO of a real estate and financial services company. He was the COO, CFO and a director of a wireless internet startup company.  He served as a board member of a food services provider.

Gary has a BS and an MS in Electrical Engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and an MBA from the Santa Clara University.  He supported himself through undergraduate school as a professional musician and his love of guitar and drums continues today.

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