Gary King retired in late 2014, after serving as executive director of the non-profit Jubilee Services since 2005. He and his wife Jan have started another 501c3 non-profit organization, Andrew’s House Washington, which is placing homeless young adults 18–24 in
individual family homes.
Previously, Mr. King served as CEO of Swanson Dean Corporation, a residential builder and land developer. One of the major projects during his 22-year tenure was the 1,000-unit Providence Point Retirement Community. Other notable projects were several subdivisions in Sahalee and Somerset. Prior to Swanson Dean, Mr. King spent 16 years in the Construction Division of Owens Corning Fiberglas, working the last 10 years as district manager of the Northwest, with offices in Seattle, Portland, Spokane, Boise, Billings and Anchorage.
Mr. King received a bachelor’s degree in Construction Management at San Jose State University. He was a member of Phi Sigma Kappa. Mr. King has served on the board of several organizations, including the Samaritan Center of Puget Sound, the First Presbyterian Church Foundation and the Lockwood Home Owners Association. He and his wife Jan are long-time members of Bellevue Presbyterian Church. They have three grown children and nine grandchildren.