Jacobs Enterprise Management Consulting (aka: jemcon) was established in 1998, and over the years has helped several startups, small businesses, and industry leading organizations, identify, develop and sustain strategic performance improvement. Some notable jemcon clients include: Take-Two Interactive, SiriusXM, LVMH, PanAmSat/Intelsat, BP, Emerson, Atlas Air and Geneva Watch.
Prior to forming jemcon, its founder, Gary Jacobs was a consultant with PriceWaterhouseCoopers, and served several notable clients, such as: Viacom, Sony Music, Seiko, Casio, Wyeth and Aventis.
Prior to consulting, Mr. Jacobs was a CFO, CIO and Controller at various private equity owned middle market manufacturing, media and business services companies.
In January 2012, Mr. Jacobs joined Alvarez & Marsal's Private Equity Services Operations Group in New York.
With Alvarez & Marsal, Mr. Jacobs is a hands-on leader and advisor, working alongside investors and corporate executives to identify and implement strategic performance improvement initiatives. He delivers services across all corporate lifecycle phases, with current focus on private equity M&A transactions, involving middle market portfolio companies. He provides subject matter expertise in several industries, including; digital media and entertainment, retail/restaurants, consumer goods, manufacturing, distribution, and business services; and applies deep functional proficiency in finance and accounting, information technology, business intelligence, talent management, supply chain management, design and production, and product and service delivery. He excels at promoting interdisciplinary collaboration to influence change and deliver sustainable performance improvement.
Mr. Jacobs is also a Merger and Acquisition Advisor and Business Intermediary representing small to medium sized business buyers and sellers throughout the NY Metropolitan Area, with primary emphasis in Westchester County, NY.
Mr. Jacobs earned a BS in Accounting and Economics from the State University of New York, and an MBA from Adlephi University. He also studied Electical Engineering at the Universty of Massachusetts, and Digital Media Strategy at New York University.
Mr. Jacobs lectures at the Lubin School of Business, at Pace University, on Business Strategy - Creating Value Through Mergers and Acquisitions
Mr, Jacobs also volunteers with the Committee for Urban Entrepreneurship, Pleasantville Tennis Club and Tarrytown Yacht Club.