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As an independent corporate director, he serves on the Boards CBRE, Newell Brands Inc., and Realty Income. Past board services includes TXU, Safeco, REI, National CineMedia, Brinker International, Newell Brands, AMC Theatres, Extended Stay America, and OYO Hotels. He has done business in North America, Asia, UK, EU, and Latin America. As a highly visible businessman and community member, Gerry has been featured by CNBC, Bloomberg, The Wall Street Journal, among others.
Born in Cuba, Gerry spent his childhood in Miami and Puerto Rico. He is fluent in Spanish and enjoys the occasional conversation in Portuguese. He received a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from GWU and a Master’s degree in Business Administration with Second Year Honors from the Harvard University Graduate School of Business. GWU awarded Gerry the Distinguished Alumni Award in 2014.