Gary S. has been a survey statistician his entire career, planning and selecting samples for surveys, determining weights for survey units, and estimating variances. The majority of his career was at the U S Census Bureau, where most of his years was as an Assistant Division Chief with responsibilities for all of the household surveys conducted by the Bureau. He then spent 3 years at Abt Associates, followed by 13 years at Westat. At both Abt Associates and Westat, he was responsible for the sample design and other aspects for a number of surveys. In 2008 Gary co-founded Statistics Without Borders and served as the first Chair and Co-Chair. Statistics Without Borders provides entirely pro bono statistical assistance to non-profit organizations and government agencies. He continues to be active in this group as a committee chair and a member of the Executive Committee.