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Stephen R. Gitto, CPA

Specialist in CFO Responsibilities

Stephen Gitto has more than 30 years of financial, administrative, and logistics management experience.

Most recently, Stephen was General Manager of Administration at Mitsui & Co. Global Investment, Inc., for 12 years. He was responsible for accounting, tax, treasury, and other financial matters for three venture capital funds. Mitsui & Co. Global Investment, Inc., is the U.S. venture capital arm of Mitsui & Co. Ltd.

Previously, Stephen was Vice President and Treasurer at a subsidiary of Soros Fund Management for 7 years. He was the CFO for the fund that invested in real estate–related mezzanine loans and preferred equity situations. In addition, Stephen was the accounting manager for a Soros-sponsored offshore fund that invested in Mexican publicly traded securities and private equity deals.

Stephen worked 2 years at Ernst and Young (formerly Kenneth Leventhal). Stephen has also served as an Adjunct Professor of Accounting at the City University of New York.

Stephen is an Eagle Scout and a long-time volunteer with the Boy Scouts of America.

Stephen holds a BS in accounting from Brooklyn College and an MBA from Pace University. He has been a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants Association and the New York State Society of CPAs since 1984.