AB '79 Econ
Gerald C. Timmis, one of the founders and, since 1998, senior managing director of ValStone Partners, a private equity firm and registered investment advisor with the SEC, is also managing director of GC Timmis & Company (CGT&C), a financial advisory firm.
Prior to forming GCT&C in 1993, which through 2005 was a broker-dealer member of the NASD (now FINRA), Timmis spent six years at Goldman Sachs & Co. in New York City, most recently as a vice president. At Goldman Sachs he was a founding member of GS Capital, which was responsible for making direct investments on behalf of the firm and is the predecessor of its Merchant Banking Division.
In addition to his business activities, Timmis has authored research papers in finance and economics, been published in The Journal of Labor Economics, and presented at professional meetings, including meetings of the American Economic Association.
Timmis is a former director of several companies including a software developer for database management and, as creditor's representative, an automotive supplier specializing in designing and building large scale robotic welding systems for automotive assembly lines.
Timmis received his MS degree in industrial administration from the Graduate School of Industrial Administration (now the Tepper School of Business) at Carnegie Mellon University.