As Chief Financial Officer at CentralReach, Gordon is responsible for managing all financial and business operations as CentralReach moves into a new stage of maturity. He brings extensive experience as an investment banker, and as a strategic and operational executive across the information, technology and media sectors. Prior to joining CentralReach, Gordon was the Chief Operations Officer and Chief Financial Officer for Wellesley Information Services, a technology, events, and marketing services company. As COO and CFO, he played a pivotal role in the transformation of the company, focusing on updating and upgrading processes and technologies across the finance, IT, HR, and operations functions. Within investment banking, Gordon started his career in JP Morgan’s TMT M&A group and was ultimately managing partner of a broker-dealer M&A boutique focused on sourcing and executing transactions in the media, information, and technology sectors. He also held various roles within finance, M&A, strategy, treasury, and operational at PRIMEDIA, a private-equity backed media roll-up and Nielsen Business Media.
Gordon holds an MBA degree from Columbia University, as well as a Bachelors of Commerce, LLB (JD equivalent) and a Higher Diploma in Company Law, all from the University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa. Gordon’s education degrees qualify him as an attorney in South Africa.