PKF O’Connor Davies has promoted Eric Gelb to the role of senior managing director of business development.
Gelb has over 30 years of experience in the financial services industry. His expertise lies in outsourced corporate accounting, administration, equipment leasing, structured finance, asset-based lending, and securitization.
According to the firm, Gelb has “built and maintained relationships” with a number of clients in the private equity, venture, hedge fund and opportunity zone space, as well as the cannabis, infrastructure, cryptocurrency, real estate, and entertainment industries.
A graduate of both The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania and the Columbia School of Business, Gelb is the vice chair of the New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants Private Equity and Venture Capital Committee and a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.
Gelb said: “Whether it’s advising a longstanding family business on best practices, assisting private equity firms or reviewing a merger and acquisition before it closes, my overarching goal is to develop long-term relationships with clients, make meaningful connections and deliver insights grounded in both expertise and experience.
“In my expanded role, I plan on sticking to that playbook and continuing to innovate new opportunities for the Firm to connect with clients and cultivate growth.”