Gary Dake, Founder of the Dake Foundation for Children, is President of Stewart’s Shops in Saratoga Springs, NY He has over 35 years of experience working for and now running his family and employee owned business. Gary is on the Board of Directors of Saratoga National Bank and Arrow Financial Corporation. He further serves the community by serving on the Saratoga-Warren-Washington County Workforce Development Board, and the James A. Eddy Memorial Foundation. He is a 1982 graduate of St. Lawrence University with a B.A. in Economics. When he’s not in the office, Gary can be found on the golf course, in the woodshop, baking bread, or spending time with his kids and grandkids. Gary lives in Saratoga Springs with his wife, Aimee.