An entrepreneur, Gary Ginter has been involved in starting, growing, selling, or closing over 25 businesses in the past 40 years. Among these ventures, Gary helped to build two options trading firms that became world leaders in significant market niches. One firm sold to NationsBank for more than $300M, and the other to Goldman Sachs for around $500M. Gary and his wife have been married for 48 years. Together they have four kids and 13 grandchildren. For the last 41 years, Gary and his family have been living in an economically marginal part of Chicago’s Westside, where they are actively learning about and participating in racial reconciliation.