Mr. Avery is born in Hot Springs, Arkansas to Leo A. Avery and Dedette Carol (Miles) Avery (currently Sullivan).
Mr. Avery begins his career as a freelance reporter for The Hot Springs Sentinel-Record and New Era.
Mr. Avery joins the U.S. Navy.
Mr. Avery participates in rescue and first-stage relocation of Vietnamese refugees while serving aboard the USS Denver.
Mr. Avery authors “Because” and “Hungry: Three Plays.”
Mr. Avery authors “Insidious.”
Mr. Avery authors “Burning Bridges.”
Mr. Avery becomes a member of the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum.
Mr. Avery becomes a member of the Simon Wiesenthal Center and joins the leadership council of the Southern Poverty Law Center.
Mr. Avery becomes a member of the American Jewish Committee and the Beit Hashoah Museum of Tolerance.
Mr. Avery is appointed honorary co-chair of the President’s Dinner for George W. Bush and becomes a member of the National Republican Congressional Committee.
Mr. Avery joins the president’s council of the World Jewish Congress and becomes a founding sponsor of the Martin Luther King Jr. National Memorial.
Mr. Avery serves as a production partner for “Ever Again,” a Moriah Films documentary and is included in the Republican Presidential Honor Roll by the National Republican Congressional Committee.
Mr. Avery receives the Republican Senatorial American Spirit Medal and the Nahum Goldmann Leadership Award.
Mr. Avery serves as a production partner for “Viva La Causa,” a Southern Poverty Law Center documentary.
Mr. Avery becomes a founding sponsor of the National Museum of American Jewish History.
Mr. Avery becomes a delegate for republicans of the Senatorial Election Platform Committee and receives the Gateway Award from Save Ellis Island, Inc.
Mr. Avery receives the World Jewish Congress Medallion of Commitment.
Mr. Avery is honored with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award from Marquis Who’s Who.