More Info About Me. You Asked For It!
Well, this guy is me. Gary Korisko
I'm not a huge fan of talking about myself. I think that's mainly because it irks me so much when others do it.
At the same time, I understand that people are justifiably curious who's behind the website. I would be too, so here we go...
Business, Corporate, and Professional Stuff
I've been in sales and marketing in one capacity or another for close to 30 years. Yes, I'm that old.
From local sales rep to regional manager to national sales manager flying coast to coast every single stinkin' week of the year - I've done it all. I've worked for (and with) Mom and Pop shops, Fortune 500 companies, and as an entrepreneur.
I've also worked full-time as a copywriter for some of the biggest names online, and I still do some work for a select client here and there. I love copywriting (for the right client) because it's persuasion on paper... or a screen. You know what I mean.
Currently, I do this (Reboot Authentic) and work out there in the "real world" for a great business to business company in sales and business development. B2B has always been my love... you know, work-wise.
Personal Stuff I Should Probably Keep to Myself...
Alright. Open book time. Here's some stuff about me - much of it based off questions I've gotten from readers via email.
I've been married since 1991. To the same person... and yes, she's here voluntarily. I have three boys who are all adults now, and one of them has made me a grandpa twice already. Again... yes, I'm that old. It's not funny. My family is what I live for. They're awesome.
I was brought up (and still live in) Omaha, Nebraska by the two best parents I could have ever asked for. They were such wonderful, nice people. I lost them both within a 4 month period in 2017. Sure, they both lived into their 80's. But I still wanted more time with them and miss them both terribly. On the upside, I was very fortunate to have outstanding parents for a very long time.
Bits and Pieces People Like YOU Have Asked About...
Gary doesn’t like writing about Gary in the third person. It annoys Gary.
I’m a HUGE college football fan and actually
played for practiced for my favorite team – The University of Nebraska. And NO... I do NOT want to talk about the 2017 season. Go Huskers!
While building my career in sales and marketing I did a lot of other stuff on a temporary and part time basis – including tending bar, selling garage doors, and working in radio (which still fascinates me to this day).
I have nearly infinite patience for sincere, ambitious people – and a pretty short fuse when it comes to dishonesty or laziness.
I love dogs. Love me some dogs. My wife and I are involved in a local dog rescue - and as a result we now have four dogs, including my best friend Zoe. Yeah... I said four dogs. We had to get a special "advocacy permit" and everything to have more than three. The fourth was a dog we volunteered to foster... for about 12 hours. Huge foster failure. We no longer foster dogs because we know we'd keep them - and that would be uber-stupid.
I spent years wearing custom suits with french cuffs and cufflinks flying from coast to coast for work and staying in really nice hotels all over the country. Yes, it was kind of fancy. Hell no I don’t miss it.
I’m a big, burly, tough guy – who’s also pretty emotional. I’m moved easily, and I wear it on my sleeve. (Which, as you might imagine, can get messy)
I want to know you. Getting to know people on a personal level isn’t always possible online because of the huge numbers of people and the volume of communication – but people matter to me. So if I can help, please reach out. I can’t always help, but if I’m able I will.
Have Other Questions?
If you have other questions, you can always reach out to me at Gary[at]RebootAuthentic[dot]com and ask.
I'm glad you visited & I hope to see more of you here!