When Nathan applied for a job at Hot & Twisted, Gary accepted, he later revealed he knew Nathan but his memory was cloudy. He told Nathan that him and his Raven friends beat him up one night and Nathan remembered. Nathan later apologized and Gary accepted his apology and Nathan invited him to the party he was throwing but Gary declined and finished cleaning up and sorting inventory for Hot & Twisted.
During Nathan's bachelor party in Near Wild Heaven Gary showed up as an invite from Nathan. After Tim didn't recognize him, Gary comments that even the losers don't know who he was. Nathan would later quit his job and not stay in contact with Gary.