Gerald brings over 15 years of financial and operational leadership in manufacturing, retail and customer service. His ever-increasing leadership roles in finance, operations, engineering, quality and project management for LM Wind Power (division of GE Renewable Energy) and Amazon, bring a well-balanced perspective to his financial leadership. Since joining Wasson Enterprise, Gerald has been instrumental in building critical financial processes, and systems, that provide detailed business insights and essential controls for Innventure and Purecycle Technologies.
As the former North American Finance Manager for Amazon, Gerald lead all US & Latin American customer service finance teams, encompassing over 10,000 customer service employees and $250MM+ budget. Gerald’s leadership and understanding overall operations were influential in optimizing costs to the lowest levels ever achieved in North America for Customer Service while simultaneously growing its operations by 30% YOY all while consistently driving quality improvements to keep Amazon ranked #1 in the World for Customer Service.
Being a life-long athlete, Gerald developed a strong passion for competition, achieving excellence and teamwork. In his athletic career, Gerald played college basketball and excelled in men’s softball, competing for both the Canadian and US National teams over his 20 year professional career. Gerald continues his involvement in elite level athletics as the Pitching Coach with the US Men’s National Team.
Gerald holds a six-sigma green belt, a Bachelor of Business Administration from Acadia University and a Masters of Business Administration from Dalhousie University.