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With over 25 years of experience in financial services, Gardy embarked on her career as an analyst with the Munich Re in Munich, Germany after graduation from Tufts University in 1990. Subsequent to receiving her MBA from Erasmus University’s Rotterdam School of Management in Rotterdam, the Netherlands, she joined Citibank as a Management Associate in their European graduate training program. Initially she was based with Citi’s Insurance Group Europe in Düsseldorf, Germany, and later moved to London to join Citibank’s offshore Wealth Management business as Product Manager, Marketing Director and ultimately Director of Business Development.
In 2000, Gardy joined a US-based early stage technology firm as a founding team member and established its London office and European business. She then returned to Citibank as Director, Wealth Management responsible for sales, marketing and product initiatives across Europe. Prior to joining Merrill Lynch in 2009, Gardy worked for a privately held asset based lender sourcing and completing due diligence on new financing opportunities. Gardy holds the CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ certification awarded by the Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards, Inc.
She is a member of US SIF-The Forum for Sustainable and Responsible Investment and the Central Virginia Estate Planning and Charlottesville Area Planned Giving Councils. Gardy is President of teh Board of the Virginia Horse Center Foundation, Inc. and member of the USEF Dressage Sport Committee. In addition, this is her second year serving as Co-Chair of the Garden Club of Virginia's Conservation Symposium. Gardy speaks fluent English, Dutch, German and French.
I follow the deep-seated Merrill tradition of participating in the communities we serve. This drives my interest in spending time volunteering with organizations in our community.
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Rotterdam School of Management Erasmus University
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