Our Team

David S. Gellman

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 Hercules Tires, Seabrook International and ReTrans. He has previously served on the Boards of Directors of Sunrise Windows, A&R Logistics, DentaQuest, Industrial Controls Distributors, McGinnis Farms, Golf Galaxy, Vitamin Shoppe Industries and CBP Resources.
S. Matthew Katz

S. Matthew Katz

Managing Director

Mr. Katz joined FdG in 2000. Previously, he was an Analyst in investment banking with Lehman Brothers. Mr. Katz holds a BA from Williams College.

Mr. Katz currently serves on the Boards of Directors of Limbach Facility Services, Seabrook International and i+iconUSA. He has previously served on the Boards of Directors of Vintage Nurseries and Sunrise Windows.
Alison Osder

Alison 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.
Charles de Gunzburg

Charles de Gunzburg

Co-Founder

Mr. de Gunzburg co-founded FdG in 1995. He is also Vice Chairman of First Spring Corporation, a family investment firm. Earlier in his career, Mr. de Gunzburg held various positions at The Seagram Company. Mr. de Gunzburg holds a BA from Dartmouth College and an MPA from Harvard University's Kennedy School of Government.

Mr. de Gunzburg is a Trustee and Co-Chairman of the Board of the Intrepid Sea-Air Space Museum and a Founding Trustee of the Intrepid Fallen Heroes Fund. He is also a Trustee and serves on the Executive Committee of The Schepens Eye Research Institute in Boston, Massachusetts and is a Trustee of The Jewish Museum of New York and VisionSpring Foundation. Mr. de Gunzburg is also a member of the President's Council of the Massachusetts General Hospital.