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Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board
Mr. Dewan possesses a wealth of experience in the staffing industry. Prior to GEE Group, Derek Dewan took AccuStaff Incorporated (which became MPS Group, Inc. (NYSE:MPS)) public (in 1994) and grew the company into a multi-billion dollar global staffing and solutions giant. In 2009, he was instrumental in the sale of MPS Group to Adecco Group, the largest staffing company in the world, for $1.3 billion. Previously, Mr. Dewan was a CPA and partner at what is now PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC).
Peter Tanous is Founder and Chairman of Lynx Investment Advisory. Previously, Mr. Tanous served as Executive Vice President of Bank Audi (U.S.A.) in NYC and Chairman of Petra Capital Corporation, an international investment bank.
William Isaac served as Chairman of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) from 1981 to 1985. Mr. Isaac founded regulatory consulting firm The Secura Group, now a part of FTI Consulting, Inc., in which he serves as Senior Managing Director-Global Head of Financial Institutions Corporate Finance.
Darla Moore is the first woman to be profiled on the cover of Fortune magazine and named to its list of the Top 50 Most Powerful Women in American Business. She has served on numerous corporate and philanthropic boards, including Hospital Corporation of America (HCA), Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia, The South Financial Group, MPS Group, the National Advisory Board of JP Morgan, the National Teach for America Board of Directors, the Board of Trustees of the New York University Medical School and Hospital and the University of South Carolina Board of Trustees. Moore was formerly a managing director of the predecessor Chemical Bank (now a part of JP Morgan Chase) where she became one of the highest paid women in finance in the 1980s and 1990s. She earned the title "Queen of DIP" (debtor-in-possession financing). Darla Moore also currently serves on the Culture Shed Board. Until 2012, Ms. Moore was Vice President of Rainwater, Inc., a private investment company. She is Founder and Chair of the Palmetto Institute, a nonprofit think-tank aimed at bolstering per capita income in South Carolina, and she is also the founder and chair of the Charleston Parks Conservancy, a foundation focused on enhancing the parks and public spaces of the City of Charleston.
The University of South Carolina's business school, "The Moore School of Business", is named in her honor, the first business school in America named for a woman. Ms. Moore received the Business Person of the Year Award from the South Carolina Chamber of Commerce and was inducted into the South Carolina Business Hall of Fame. Darla Moore was chosen along with Condoleezza Rice as one of the first female members of the prestigious Augusta National Golf Club, home of the "Masters". Ms. Moore is a graduate of the University of South Carolina, and she holds an M.B.A. from George Washington University. Currently, Darla serves as Chairman of the Darla Moore and Richard Rainwater Foundation.
Carl Camden, the former long-term president and chief executive officer of global staffing giant Kelly Services® ("Kelly"), is a recognized leader in the use of contingent on-demand labor, talent management and how companies can adapt and succeed in the "gig economy". His varied professional and educational background which includes several college degrees including a PhD, gives him a unique perspective on the changing world of work. Carl is the founder and current president of IPSE- the Association of Independent Professionals and the Self-Employed. In addition to leading Kelly, he has been a senior executive for companies in various industries and served as a tenured university professor. Carl serves on the Board of Trustees of The Conference Board, as well as Co-Chair of the Policy & Impact Committee for the Committee for Economic Development. He also serves on the Board of Directors of TopBuild, a leading installer and distributor of insulation products in the U.S. construction industry. Previously he has served on the board of directors for a regional branch of the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, the Labor Advisory Council for the Federal Reserve Bank, the Advisory Committee on Employee Welfare and Pension Benefits (ERISA Advisory Council) and the Board of Visitors of Duke University Fuqua School of Business. Also, Carl was a member of the Board of Trustees for the University of Detroit Mercy, the Detroit Medical Center Board and the Detroit Chamber Board. He has served on the American Staffing Association's Board of Directors, and received awards from international workforce agencies for his significant contributions to improving the workforce development system. Carl has been featured in Business Week, The New York Times, Bloomberg, CNBC and numerous other media on topics ranging from labor force dynamics to health care reform.
Matt Gormly is a Founder and Managing Partner of ReynoldsGormly & Co, LLC where he is responsible for origination and execution of capital markets opportunities and firm general management. Prior to ReynoldsGormly, Matt Gormly played a leadership role in the growth and evolution of Wicks Capital Partners as a Managing Partner for 17 years before departing the firm in 2016. At Wicks he focused his energy on originating, acquiring, managing, growing and divesting its portfolio of control buyout investments. Matt has extensive experience in all aspects of the investment process including developing investment theses, origination, acquisitions, strategic planning and divestitures. Additionally, Matt was responsible for all financing activities, including acquisitions, add-ons, leveraged recaps and refinancing's of portfolio companies. Since Matt joined the firm, Wicks successfully raised and invested over $1 billion in private equity capital and related debt financings primarily in the information, education and media industries. Previously, Matt was a Managing Director at BCI Advisors, a middle market growth equity and control buyout investment firm where he was responsible for originating new investments, arranging financing for transactions and managing those investments through the sale processes. Matt has been on the board of directors of over 25 companies spanning a 30-year period and has been responsible for over $1.5 Billion in financings for acquisitions, leveraged recaps, and re-financings over the course of his career. Matt holds a B.A. in economics and an MBA in finance.
Thomas Vetrano has over 35 years of international business experience assisting various corporations, private equity firms and financial institutions in identifying and resolving complex business and operational issues associated with acquisitions and divestitures in addition to regulatory compliance and litigation matters. An internationally recognized expert in merger and acquisition (M&A) due diligence, he has directed a multitude of businesses in the due diligence process in support of over 500 global transactions across a wide range of industries and sectors. Tom has been a chairman or speaker at numerous business conferences and seminars and has authored/co-authored publications on due diligence, environmental auditing, cost recovery litigation support, and related subjects. Mr. Vetrano was responsible for all REH global business operations, including financial performance; strategic planning; finance and accounting; enterprise risk management; human resources; information technology and marketing and communications. He participated in a management-led buyout of ENVIRON from its public company owner in 1999. During his executive leadership from 2004 to 2014 ENVIRON, a leading employee-owned environmental and health consultancy, grew from less than $100 million to over $300 million in revenue, expanding from 300 employees in the US and UK to over 1,600 employees in 25 countries. Following his direction of the sale of ENVIRON to Ramboll in 2014, Mr. Vetrano was responsible for the overall post-merger business integration and was appointed to the Ramboll senior global leadership team. Mr. Vetrano served as a member of the REH Board of Directors, as well as numerous Ramboll international statutory and governance Boards, from 2014 through 2019. He also served on the ENVIRON Board of Directors from 2000 through 2014 in both elected and appointed positions. During his board tenure, Tom chaired or served on the ethics, equity, executive compensation, and valuation committees. Mr. Vetrano has also served on the boards of several private, educational, and charitable organizations. Tom holds a bachelors and masters degree.