Gary Frankhouse has extensive entrepreneurial experience, including 18 years as a business owner, financial analyst and operations manager. He is a Galion native and Miami University graduate with a bachelor of science in business. Aside from serving as Executive Director of the Crawford County Education and Economic Development Partnership (CCEEDP). He is Crawford County's Economic Development Coordinator and is a member of the Ohio Economic Development Association.

Prior to joining CCEEDP on staff, he was a Vision Committee member and volunteer for Crawford: 20/20 Vision-- the community-driven strategic plan to make Crawford County a more sustainable place to live and work. In addition, he serves Crawford County as the founder and chairman of the Galion Community Education Foundation and as treasurer of the Galion Youth Baseball League Board.