James H. Gellert
Chairman & Chief Executive Officer
James H. Gellert, who is series 24, 7, and 63 licensed, was the Managing Partner of Howland Partners, LLC and Howland Securities LLC (member FINRA/SIPC), firms that provided consulting, business development, capital raising and M&A advisory to companies in the financial information and technology markets. He previously served as CEO of a number of technology companies including wireless software and research companies SkyScout and Unstrung, as head of Yankee Origination at Deutsche Banc Alex Brown, and as a member of Yankee and private placement teams at UBS Securities and Barclays de Zoete Wedd.
James is a member of various corporate boards and corporate advisory boards. He is also active in the nonprofit and educational worlds as a National Board member of Young Audiences/Arts for Learning Inc, the nation’s leading source of arts-in-education services. His views are frequently sought by major media outlets as well as federal governing bodies including the US SEC, Senate, and House.