G&C Corporation was started by Gene Hale in 1981 as a natural transition from
Mr. Hale’s work in construction materials and supplies financing.

The company has been in existence for over thirty years and has become a nationally-recognized leader in the procurement and sale of construction materials and supplies. With a long list of satisfied customers and completed projects, G&C has a proven track record in this highly competitive industry and has established itself as a top-tier firm. The company provides a wide range of products and services from mechanical, electrical and plumbing materials to concrete, industrial parts and construction equipment. Their quality products and skilled and experienced labor personnel deliver superior results.

The corporate headquarters for G&C Corporation is located in Gardena, California with satellite offices in Washington, DC and nearby Hawthorne and Inglewood , California and South Los Angeles.


Gene Hale is the Founder and CEO of G&C Equipment Corporation. Mr. Hale is also President of Gence Corporation and G&C Consulting Services.

Gene has extensive knowledge and expertise in the construction material and supply industry and has been called upon to lend his insight and expertise in key advisory positions and various pivotal capacities. Gene has been tapped for key posts by Presidents and Governors alike.

Gene was recently appointed by President Obama to the President’s Export Council. He was also appointed by President George W. Bush’s President’s Board of Advisors on Historical Black Colleges. California Governor Gray Davis appointed Gene to the California infrastructure committee for the 21st century and Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger appointed him to the California Small Business Commission.

More recently, current California Governor Jerry Brown appointed Gene to the Governors International Trade and Investment Advisory Board. Los Angeles County Supervisor, Mark Ridley-Thomas appointed Mr. Hale to the Los Angeles County Small Business Commission. Mr. Hale currently serves on many boards, including the Southern California Leadership Council. Gene is also the current Chairman of The Greater Los Angeles African American Chamber of Commerce and also Chairman of the Gardena Police Foundation.

Gene has served as Chairman of the following associations: CALTRANS Small Business Advisory Board, the Black Business Association of Los Angeles, the Federation of Minority Business Associations of Los Angeles (which consists of the Asian Business Association, Black Business Association of Los Angeles, Latin Business Association and the United Indian Association), the Congressional Task Force on Small Business Development and the Century Freeway Employment Advisory Committee. He served as Co-Chairman of the California Department of Corrections Advisory Board as well.

Encouraging and fostering strong community involvement has always been one of Gene’s principal objectives. He has promoted these values and put them into action by providing equipment and financial support to churches, charities, schools, and local business organizations.

Although highly visible, public profile positions have placed him high on the list of leaders and decision-makers, Gene’s commitment and unwavering support to help the growth and success of small businesses remains his main goal. Through his assistance, dedication and tenured career in service and leadership in all areas of business, Gene Hale’s contributions have benefited hundreds of people. These benefits and rewards are part of his continued advocacy for entrepreneurship and business development.

A native of Birmingham, Alabama, Gene earned his Business Administration degree from California State University-Dominguez Hills in Los Angeles.

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1875 West Redondo Beach Blvd. Suite 102 Gardena, CA 90247

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