Gary has spent his entire professional career in the financial services industry where he has specialized in operational, human resource and regulatory management of investment advisory firms. He is responsible for the day to day management of the firm as well as ensuring the firm’s continued compliance with FINRA and SEC regulations, and to foster a cooperative approach with the team at Gitterman Wealth Management.
Prior to joining the firm, Gary was Vice President, Practice Management at an industry leading compliance and operations consulting firm. He founded his own practice management consulting firm that focused on operations and compliance consulting to the investment advisory industry. He managed the operations, compliance and investment departments at two financial planning firms. He managed operations for a broker/dealer and was a financial planning analyst for a third planning firm. He has managed all aspects of operations including investment operations, back office operations, compliance, and staffing.
Gary has coordinated operations functions supporting client service, marketing, financial planning, technology and the financial management of the firm. He has authored or co-authored policies and procedures for each of these functional areas. His hands-on experience ranges from managing the compliance function to database management for client reporting to due diligence research on money managers and investment products.
Gary has a Masters in Accounting and Financial Management from Keller Graduate School of Management. He represents the third generation of his family to receive an undergraduate degree from Purdue University; Purdue awarded him a Bachelor of Science in Financial Planning. Gary lives in Hunterdon County with his two daughters KayLynn and Ella.