In 1980, Garry took the advice of his brother and joined Hooper’s tree trimming crew. He has been an employee ever since. For more than four decades, Garry has been trimming trees and clearing power lines for Hooper. Not only has he traveled throughout the state of Wisconsin, but he also assisted with emergency storm response efforts in New York following Hurricane Sandy and Florida after Hurricanes Irma and Ian.

Garry continues to play an important role in the overhead transmission line department. As a crew foreman, he guides his team with years of experience and knowledge to help keep everyone safe on the job.