Robert P. Gach - Chairperson

Bob Gach

Robert Gach is currently an adjunct professor, graduate student career advisor, and chair of the Advisory Board of the Gabelli School of Business. Gach also is a founding advisory board member for the Responsible Business Center at the Gabelli School of Business.  In addition, he serves on the President’s Council of Fordham University. Previously, Gach spent 37 years at the global consulting and technology firm—Accenture. During his tenure at Accenture, his client work included service to capital markets clients (investment banks, wealth managers, exchanges, and custodians). Gach led engagements on strategy development, cost and efficiency improvement, market development, digital transformation, technology planning, operations strategy, and enterprise change. 

During his time at Accenture, Gach served the global marketplace and spent seven years in Asia Pacific. He held several leadership positions at Accenture—all in the financial services industry with a deep specialization in the capital markets. Gach served as a member of the Global Leadership Council, comprising the top 150 leaders of the firm. He also was the co-founder of the FinTech Innovation Lab—an incubator for financial services start-ups with offices in New York, Dublin, London, and Hong Kong.