Mr. Gerard Scarpati is a Certified Public Accountant with over 25 years of experience in the Financial Services and Investment Management Industry. Mr. Scarpati was one of the initial founders of Lockwood Financial Group―one of the leading entities responsible for the growth of multi-trillion dollar Separate Account Industry. Gerard served as Chief Financial Officer of Lockwood until it was acquired by BNY Mellon Inc. Prior to serving as Chief Financial Officer of Lockwood, Gerard was Director of Finance for Turner Investment Partners. He also held Senior Financial Management Level positions at Continental America Insurance Company. Gerard started his career at KPMG Peat Marwick.
At Vigilant, Gerard serves on Vigilant’s Management Committee assisting on strategic growth. Gerard serves as Financial Operations Principal (FINOP) for Broker/Dealer clients. Gerard also serves as CCO for 40 Act Registered Mutual Funds. He has established, modified and tested Investment Adviser Compliance Programs. Gerard previously served as Chief Compliance Officer of a Federally Registered Investment Company.
Gerard received his Bachelor of Science Degree in Accounting from the University of Delaware, and his Master of Business Administration from Villanova University. Gerard holds a FINRA License, Series 27 (Financial and Operations Principal).