He is the co-founder/vice president of Top Notch Pest Control. He founded the business in 1987. Prior to starting this pest control company, he served as a lieutenant in the United States Navy and was an adult/nursing home administrator. He is also a board member of Gateway Counseling which helps the mentally disabled. In his spare time, Gene runs a non-profit organization to help people in need and give back to his community. He also enjoys watching his sports teams, which includes the New York Yankees, Giants and Knicks.