Gary serves as Panthera‘s Chief Financial Officer. After completing eight years of military service during the 1960’s, he obtained his BBA in accounting from City University of New York-Baruch College. Upon graduation, he joined Ernst & Young and retired after thirty years with the Firm. While with Ernst & Young he served in numerous capacities as an audit and consulting partner, including, among other things, as a specialist in the healthcare and non-profit industries. Gary is a practicing CPA, and a member of the AICPA, NYSSCPAs, and other professional and social organizations. He has presented to a broad array of professional organizations on all aspects of accounting and operating matters and has served as an adjunct professor at New York Medical College. Gary is a member of the Board of Directors and serves as Audit Committee Chairman of Elizabeth Seton Pediatric Center, a tax-exempt nursing home organization located in New York City, serving children with significant medical needs.