Gary J. Prager has over thirty five years of senior executive experience in corporate finance and is recognized throughout the industry for his achievements in both building and guiding business units of major corporations. For eighteen years he worked with CIT Group and served as Executive Vice President of the Corporate Finance Group where he managed various verticals and was Chief Sales Officer. Most recently he was a Managing Director and key member of the investment management affiliate of Gordon Brothers Group, GB Credit Partners, which was successfully sold in October 2014. Gary brings an extensive track record of experience in problem solving, workout, loan negotiation, restructuring and strategic development.
Gary currently serves on the Board of Accord Financial Corp. TOR CA: ACD, a Canadian based commercial finance company serving both the United States and Canada through factoring, commercial finance and equipment financing. He is a member of their Credit Committee.
Gary was born in Los Angeles and holds a BS in business administration from East Carolina University and an MBA in finance from the University of North Carolina. He has completed the Advanced Executive Program at the Kellogg School of Business at Northwestern University as well as post-graduate work at the University of Virginia, Darden School of Business in finance. Gary is also a graduate of the Center for Creative Leadership.
Gary is a member of the Turnaround Management Association, Commercial Finance Association, Association of Corporate Growth, American Bankruptcy Institute, Association of Insolvency and Restructuring Advisors.
Publications: When Inflation Strikes Back, The Secured Lender