Our Team

DAVID S. GELLMAN

Managing Director

Mr. Gellman co-founded FdG in 1995. Prior to FdG, Mr. Gellman had eleven years of private equity experience as a Managing Director at AEA Investors and with the Trump Group’s private equity division. In addition to his investment activities at AEA, Mr. Gellman served as Chief Executive Officer or Chief Financial Officer of several portfolio companies. Mr. Gellman began his business career in acquisition finance at Bankers Trust Company, where he was a founding member of the New York leveraged finance group. Mr. Gellman holds an AB from Cornell University and an MM degree from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University.

Mr. Gellman currently serves on the Boards of Directors of Sunrise Windows, Hercules Tires and Seabrook International. He has previously served on the Boards of Directors of River Ranch Fresh Foods, DentaQuest, Industrial Controls Distributors, McGinnis Farms, Golf Galaxy, Vitamin Shoppe Industries and CBP Resources.

ALISON M. OSDER

Chief Financial Officer

Ms. Osder joined FdG in 2002. Prior to joining FdG, she spent eleven years at Deloitte & Touche LLP, including four years in mergers and acquisitions services, where she worked extensively on matters related to FdG, and seven years in general tax services. Ms. Osder holds a BS in marketing from Rutgers College as well as an MS in taxation from Fairleigh Dickinson University.