Gary Stone grew up in the building business with his dad being a home builder for 50 plus years. In 1974 he began a new career in design by becoming a custom home designer for Monument homes in Stafford County. Later he became the designer for Hale Products Company in Fredericksburg designing casework for major chain stores such as Safeway and Circuit City.After leaving that position he became the Technical representitive with Ryland Homes Modular division in Fredericksburg. This position involved plans for the homes as well as dealing with Hud and numerous state inspectors. During this time he was given an award for outstanding contributions to manufacturing and field operations. In 1989 Gary was offered a position with Gibson Associates in Va. as General manager of store planning handling design for companies such as Kay Jewelers, J.B. Robinson, and Black,Starr, & Frost.After taking some time off in the early 90's to be a musician Gary reopened his own business "My Design" in 2014 doing design as well as construction while at the same time operating a vintage Jewelery shop and a Coffee and natural tea shoppe in Bowling Green Va. As My Design he received letters from the Governor of Va. as well as the director of HUD for donating a manufactured home to an elderly couple in Fredericksburg. This all brought him back to what he loves most, helping people and he has joined up with the awesone team at Century 21 Redwood Realty.