Gary P. Trinetti Joins Kent State College of Business Administration National Advisory Board

KENT, Ohio – The Kent State University College of Business Administration’s National Advisory Board welcomes Gary P. Trinetti, president and co-founder of Garick, LLC. Trinetti graduated from Kent State in 1976 with a BBA in marketing.


After graduating from Kent State, Trinetti served as General Manager of The Grand River Hardwood Company from 1976 to 1980.


Trinetti is a member of the Kent State University Alumni Association National Board of Directors and a former board member of the College of Business Administration’s Center for Entrepreneurship and Business Innovation (CEBI). In addition, he is a former trustee and board member of Clean-Land Ohio and The Green Industry Expo. He has served on the Associated Supplier Committee of the American Nursery and Landscape Association and is a graduate and member of the Leadership Cleveland Class of 1995. Trinetti has served on the Executive Board of The Evergreen Foundation, an alliance of green industry end-users to raise the awareness of the environmental, economic and lifestyle benefits of landscapes and green spaces at home, work, and play.


Garick, LLC was recognized as an INC 500 company in 1986 and a Weatherhead 100 company in 1988 and 1989.


“The College of Business Administration is honored to welcome Gary Trinetti to the National Advisory Board,” said Deborah F. Spake, Ph.D., dean of the College of Business Administration. “His leadership experience and entrepreneurial expertise will be valued resources to the College.”


The National Advisory Board is comprised of prominent College of Business Administration alumni and corporate partners throughout the United States. The board provides an external point of view and resources to connect with important constituencies for expertise, financial support and information.


For more information on the National Advisory Board, visit the College of Business Administration’s National Advisory Board website at

POSTED: Thursday, August 16, 2018 - 1:47pm