Gerry Ward


For 26 years, Gerry was the foremost visitor services consultant to zoos and aquariums, with a list of clients that included many of America’s distinguished wildlife institutions. With this experience, he developed Wildlife Trading Company, lending his retailing expertise to every aspect of the business. With the company’s inception in 1995, Gerry has devoted all his time and energy in growing Wildlife Trading Company into a completely unique enterprise built on quality, craftsmanship and passion. He also personally oversees the design of each and every one of our partner shops.

A passionate conservationist, award-winning wildlife photographer and former NBA basketball player, Gerry is the lifeblood of Wildlife Trading Company.