About Mr. G


B.S. Mathematics, Harvey Mudd College, 1987
Professional Clear CLAD Emphasis Teaching Credential,  CSUH (now CSUEB), 2002

Ex-Options Trader

Mr. G worked on the Pacific Stock Exchange from 1987-2000 as an equity options trader. In late 2000 he decided to leave options trading for the more personal rewarding career of teaching.

Bridge Player

Mr. G enjoys playing duplicate bridge. He is a member of the American Contract Bridge League working towards achieving the rank of life master. He is also a member of the popular online bridge club OKBRIDGE where he plays regularly with his father and other non suspecting partners.


Mr. G is Uncle to Max Wise in Corvalis, MT. and to Chris, Kate and Alex Aplin in Alexandria VA.


Mr. G and his wife take hikes in the East Bay Hills  and when away on vacations. Most memorable hikes include those in Yosemite National Park and on the Kalalau Trail (NaPali Coast)on the Hawaiian island of Kauai. Also check out http://www.ebparks.or


Mr. G married Renee A. Wise on July 4, 1994 in Piedmont, CA. The wedding featured the bride and groom both wearing tuxedos SHORTS and jackets.

Math Teacher

Mr. G became a math teacher in January 2001 when he accepted a full-time position at San Leandro High School. He transferred to Foothill High School in August 2002. He has taught classes in every course from Pre-Algebra through Calculus AB.