Gary Tedder is the 2010 recipient of the Invisible Disabilities Association Founders Honors Award. Gary was chosen based upon his desire and passion to personally and through his network of friends, help organizations become successful and have a lasting impact on people they touch who need compassion and a helping hand. Gary has directly impacted the leadership of IDA as well.
Gary is Sr. VP of Business Development for Accredited Members Holding Corp. Formerly the owner of Wealth Links, a firm providing funding solutions for businesses and emerging companies, Gary consolidated a large network of independent brokers, high net worth investors, traditional financial institutions and investment bankers. He’s been involved in numerous entrepreneurial ventures over 30 years, including a pro sports franchise and an independent sports and entertainment company. He serves on the advisory board of several charities. Gary’s wife Deb is an executive with Johnson & Johnson. His son, Ryan Tedder, is an award-winning international recording artist, songwriter and producer and the front man for OneRepublic.