Gary Bagnall is the president/CEO of Zoo Med Laboratories, Inc., which is the largest manufacturer of reptile care products worldwide.
Gary started working in the pet industry at age 11 and at 19 founded California Zoological Supply, an importer/exporter of captive and farm raised reptiles. In 1993 Gary developed the first commercial UVB lamp for reptiles which was the "tipping point" on how live reptiles are keep in captivity. Currently Zoo Med holds 17 patents and manufactures over 900 products for reptiles, tropical fish and pet birds. Zoo Med also has a an extensive live animal facility and will hatch out over 400 live turtles, tortoises and lizards this year!