Leadership Team

Gary A. Williams
Founder & CEO

Gary has been the Chief Executive Officer at wRatings since its inception. He is also the co-Managing Partner of G2 Equity Partners, a private equity firm started in 2015, and serves as a mentor for the Conscious Venture Lab, a venture capital firm. Gary holds a B.S. from the University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa.

Travis R. Kennedy
Vice President of Application Development

Travis is the chief architect of the wRatings system and leads all software development efforts at wRatings. He is an expert in software development with more than 20 years in the industry working with Fortune 500 companies and large organizations across the country.

Travis holds a BS from The Florida State University.

The wRatings leadership team works closely with the Advisory Board at G2 Equity Partners.

Bruce Barkus
G2 Advisory Board Member

Bruce has extensive experience in company management and acquisitions/IPOs and is an active investor. He holds current/past positions at Kings Super Markets, Balducci’s, Angelo, Gordon & Co, RGIS (a Blackstone company) and Ulta Beauty. Bruce holds a Doctoral degree from NOVA Southeastern University, H. Wayne Huizenga College of Business & Entrepreneurship.
Jeff Cherry
G2 Advisory Board Member

Jeff is the CEO of The Porter Group and Founder, Executive Director of Conscious Venture Lab and former hedge fund manager. He is an evangelist for the transformation of capitalism, and is a highly sought out speaker and expert on Conscious Capitalism. Jeff holds a BA and MS in Architecture from The Catholic University of America, and executive studies at the Stanford Graduate School of Business.
Scott P. Cragg
G2 Advisory Board Member

Scott has extensive experience in software development and cybersecurity. He has been the CIO at the U.S. Secret Service, CTO at the Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board and numerous executive positions at Departments of Defense, Veteran Affairs, and Housing & Urban Development. Scott holds a bachelor of science in Aerospace Engineering from Boston University and a master’s degree in Engineering Administration from George Washington University.
Rick Frazier
G2 Advisory Board Member

Rick is a founding partner at Concinnity Advisors LP, a hedge fund with a track record of 15+ years. Prior to Concinnity, he was with Diamondback Advisors. He is the co-author of Winning the Race for Value (1996) and sold his company Collegiate Research Services to R.R. Donnelly Company. Rick holds a bachelor’s degree from The Catholic University of America.
Gerard F. McDonough
G2 Co-Managing Partner

Gerry is Senior Managing Director at Ankura, where he leads the Advanced Human Capital practice. He was previously the Founder & CEO of LeadFirst Learning Systems LLC, and is highly sought out as an executive coach and advisor to C-suite leaders. He is an Expert member of the CEO Trust, a referral-based, by-invitation-only position. Gerry holds an Executive MBA from the University of Virginia Darden School of Business, and a BA from The Catholic University of America.