Great designs have a lasting impact!

Gary Petrie has over 30 years of professional design experience and over 24 years of website development experience. He started his career in 1990 after graduating with honors (Dean’s List 8/8 semesters) from the Art Institute of Pittsburgh with an Associate’s Degree in Visual Communications. Four months after graduating he went to work at Pittsburgh’s largest corporate meeting production house, The SLIDEing Board, Inc.

In 1993 he started working with another company in Pittsburgh called Type N’ Slides, Inc. His responsibility at Type N’ Slides was to design multimedia presentations for corporate companies like; Westinghouse, Pepsi, Heinz and others. Gary traveled with these companies on location offering his expertise as a technical consultant and multimedia designer.

In 1994, a year after working at Type N’ Slides he started his business called Gary Petrie Visual Imaging. Working mostly in the evenings and weekends, Gary concentrated on getting his company off the ground. He understood very early on the importance websites and their role in the corporate world. He created his first website for Zambelli Fireworks Internationale in 1996.

He left Type N’ Slides in 1999 in order to put all his efforts into GPVI. Since then Gary has created countless websites, presentations and designs for companies all across the US. Building solid relationships with clients is very important for GPVI’s future growth, and Gary works very hard in developing relationships that last. He’s designed for companies including Walt Disney World, Nielsen, iHeartMedia, Beacon Linens, NCSolutions, Prodigo Solutions and companies just like yours. His resume includes designs for numerous companies from New York to Los Angeles.

Gary’s designed for these industries…

  • Accounting & Tax Services
  • Arts, Culture & Entertainment
  • Auto Sales & Service
  • Banking & Finance
  • Business Services
  • Community Organizations
  • Education
  • Health & Wellness
  • Health Care
  • Home Improvement
  • Insurance
  • Internet & Web Services
  • Legal Services
  • Lodging & Travel
  • Marketing & Advertising
  • News & Media
  • Real Estate
  • Research
  • Restaurants & Catering
  • Shopping & Retail
  • Sports & Recreation
  • Wedding, Events & Meetings

Gary created his first website for Zambelli Fireworks in 1996.

Personal Information


Gary lives in Latrobe Pennsylvania at the foothills of the Laurel Mountains. Latrobe is the hometown of golf legend Arnold Palmer and is also the neighborhood of the late Mr. Rogers. It’s the birthplace of the Banana Split and Rolling Rock beer.

He enjoys working on his online business called BNG has become one of the most popular Baby Naming websites on the Internet. Gary’s articles/interviews for Baby Name Guide have appeared on,, National Newspapers, Radio and countless websites.

Gary owns and operates other websites that include…

Gary is a Christian and he believes God makes all things possible in his life. He likes music, board games, shopping, cooking and most importantly, spending time with his wife and family. If you have any questions, please email Gary at

GPVI won the first place TOCA Award for Electronic Publishing with a Website Design.

Client – Plant Health Care, Inc. (2000)

Some Of GPVI Clients