Great Elm Group (GEG) Announces CFO Transition
Great Elm Group, Inc. (“we,” “us,” “our,” the “Company,” or “GEG”) (GEG), an alternative asset manager, announced today that Brent Pearson resigned as Chief Financial Officer. The Board of Directors unanimously appointed Keri Davis as CFO effective immediately. With the assumption of the CFO position at GEG, Ms. Davis expands her role with the Company as she continues in her capacity as CFO of Great Elm Capital Corp. (GECC), a business development company managed by a subsidiary of GEG.
Ms. Davis has over fifteen years of finance and accounting experience in the asset management space. In addition to her newly appointed role as the CFO of GEG, she has also served as Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer of GECC since March 2019. Prior to these positions, Ms. Davis worked as SEC Reporting Manager for GEG and GECC. Prior to joining Great Elm, Ms. Davis served as a Senior Manager in the Audit practice of PwC, a multinational professional services firm focusing on audit and assurance, tax and consulting services. While at PwC, Ms. Davis was part of the Financial Services industry group from 2005 to 2017, focusing primarily on Asset Management clients in the Boston, Chicago, and San Francisco offices. Ms. Davis holds a B.B.A. in Accounting from the University of Massachusetts Amherst and is a Certified Public Accountant.
“On behalf of the Company and the Board, I am thrilled to have Keri expand her role to CFO of GEG as we reposition our focus on alternative asset management,” said Jason Reese, CEO and Chairman of the GEG Board. “Keri’s experience working with asset management companies makes her uniquely qualified to lead the finance and accounting team at GEG. I want to take the opportunity to thank Brent Pearson for his service and contributions to Great Elm.”
Keri Davis added, “I am very excited about the future of GEG. We have a tremendous opportunity as an alternative asset management company to unlock real value for our shareholders. I look forward to working with our finance and accounting teams to support our ambitious growth plans.”