Gerald Williams was born and raised in Southern California. He served in the Military as a Computer, Electronics, and Radar Technician and Instructor for ten years. After his military service, he worked for three years as a field engineer for a front-end processor company. From there, he worked for fifteen years providing technical support for a data services company. This was followed by fifteen more years as a Network Engineer for the same company. Gerald relocated to Northern Nevada in early 2014.