GARY L. HUTCHENS is President and founder of Hutchens Productions Global LLC, universally referred to as HutchPRO Global.
After flying with Eastern Airlines as a Senior Flight Attendant for 14 years, he spent most of his life in the television & cable industries. In 1980, he started the television production company, Georgia Video Professionals, and later launched “The Welcome Channel”, a tourism channel located in the Central Florida/South Georgia areas.
Hutchens formed Hutchens Communications, Inc. in 1993 and soon after launched a full power television station, WGVP-TV-44. During this time, he served on founding committees for Warner Bros. (WB) and the United Paramount Television Networks (UPN).
In 2005 Hutchens joined the team of Trianon Broadcasting Company to manage and operate WHRT TV17, a station he later purchased.
His proven track record opened opportunities to expand globally. Hutchens relocated to Nassau, Bahamas to facilitate the development of Butterfly Communications Global, Ltd. & Butterfly Communication Caribbean. His accomplishments also include business with Cable & Wireless to provide IP based services for the Cayman Islands. He co-founded IPSI, IP Solutions International, Ltd.
Throughout his career, Hutchens has served as a member of multiple committees and organizations, which include: Atlanta Committee for the Olympic Games, Florida Association of Broadcasters, Georgia Association of Broadcasters, National Association of Broadcasters, and National Association of Television Programming Executives. Hutchens was also one of the founding fathers of the Georgia Sigma Chapter of Sigma Alpha Epsilon Fraternity at Valdosta State University.