Gerald founded and has been President and Managing Member of Gulf Land Structures, LLC since its inception in 2007. Having started the business with a handful of used living quarters and a modest amount of ancillary rental equipment, Gerald has grown the business to more than 100 buildings and a complete array of ancillary rental equipment. In his role as President, Gerald is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the Company, as well as marketing, promotion and advertising. Under his leadership, since 2008, Gulf Land has increased sales by nearly 200%.
Prior to starting Gulf Land, Gerald was the owner of Gossen Properties,LLC, a residential and commercial real estate development and leasing company. In addition to Gossen Properties, Gerald was President of Gossen Company, Inc. from 1995 to 2007. Gossen Company, Inc. specialized in the construction of large custom homes and office buildings, as well as real estate development.
Prior to his construction career, Gerald held a sales job with McCaw Communications from 1991 to 1995, and was co-founder of Zydeco Louisiana Diner from 1986 to 1991.
Gerald attended Louisiana State University and the University of Southwestern Louisiana focusing in business management.
Gerald is a licensed general contractor with the State of Louisiana.