• Education

    BA in Economics from the University of Georgia
    MBA from Georgia State University

  • Involvement

    CFO Roundtable, Financial Executives Networking Group

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  • Prior Experience

    IBM, Glaxo SmithKline, Cendant/Colwell Banker, RE/MAX, InterContinental Hotels and the Mirant Corporation

  • Born & Raised

    Huntsville, Alabama

  • Family

    Gary & his wife Kim have a teenage son

  • Favorite...

    Georgia Bulldogs, camping, spending time with family and friends

  • Fun Fact

    Gary is an enthusiastic water skier & scuba diver

  • Favorite Quote

    “Discipline is the bridge between goals and accomplishments.”

Our company controller, Gary Battles, has a true passion for finance and accounting.

A member of the JOYN family for 12 years, his hard work and dedication to managing the financial function of the company has been an important faction in the company’s success. In addition, Gary is actively engaged in his community, volunteering with numerous charities and organizations. In fact, Gary initiated JOYN’s involvement with Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta.

Gary Battles, Gary Battles

As Controller, Gary approaches every task with a commitment to discipline and high standards. He manages the accounting and finance departments, advises leadership on financial strategy, sits on the JOYN Board of Advisors, and participates in the JOYN team of department managers.

Before joining JOYN, Gary spent his career as a financial executive working in senior positions with distinguished companies such as Glaxo SmithKline, Cendant/Colwell Banker, RE/MAX, and the Mirant Corporation.

Gary Battles, Gary Battles

His long list of favorite activities includes camping with his family and coaching his son’s little league teams. He has also been a life-long skier, scuba diver and occasional explorer of underwater caves.

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