Under Gary Polson, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Cydcor, the company has increased its revenue more than six-fold since 2001, becoming the market leader in outsourced sales. Gary’s passion for excellence and never-satisfied approach has led Cydcor to earn both industry and employer recognition. With Gary at its helm, Cydcor has built its reputation on maintaining long term relationships with clients by consistently delivering results and by going above and beyond to help Cydcor’s clients gain market share and grow.
The company received the most prestigious recognition in its industry by earning “…the distinction of being the most respected sales outsourcing company in the world,” according to Datamonitor and The Black Book of Outsourcing survey. Cydcor earned the survey’s highest overall client satisfaction ranking at 93 percent and placed first in 9 of the 18 performance categories evaluated as part of the annual survey. Under Gary’s leadership, Cydcor was named one of the “Best Places to Work” by the Los Angeles Business Journal, making this the eighth consecutive year the company has earned the award. He has helped create Cydcor’s unique culture, including a special emphasis on volunteerism. The company offers paid volunteer time to its employees. Additionally, Cydcor, along with its network of independent sales offices, has raised nearly one million dollars for Operation Smile to provide free surgery for children with cleft lip and cleft palate conditions and to help fund medical missions around the globe.
Gary has more than 25 years of experience in business operations including accounting, legal and senior management. Prior to joining Cydcor in 2000, he served as CEO of T/O Printing, a commercial printing and direct mail business. He also practiced as a corporate attorney specializing in commercial transactions for Mitchell Silberberg & Knupp (MS&K), a prominent Los Angeles law firm. Prior to MS&K, he was a staff accountant at Price Waterhouse.
He is a member of the Board of Visitors for Pepperdine University’s School of Public Policy. Gary holds a law degree from the University of California, Berkeley, Boalt Hall School of Law, where he won the American Jurisprudence Award for Constitutional Law and Evidence, and he earned his BA in Business Administration from the University of California, Berkeley.