Gary Tenkman

Gary Tenkman

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Gary Tenkman is Chief Executive Officer of Ultimus Fund Solutions, a leading provider of full-service fund administration services. In his role, Gary works closely with the executive management team to ensure the operational delivery of the firm’s client services and solutions. Under his leadership, Ultimus has experienced tremendous growth as a result of new client mandates, M&As, all while maintaining industry-leading client satisfaction ratings. Gary has more than 30 years of experience in the financial services industry, and is an experienced leader responsible for growing businesses, leading teams, operating model design and implementation, product development, relationship management and regular interaction. Prior to joining Ultimus, Gary was head of North American Operations at another large fund service provider where he was responsible for service delivery for all clients in the region.

Professional Experience

Academic History

  • Gary is responsible for providing strategic leadership at Ultimus, and oversees the implementation and progress of those plans.

  • He is responsible for overseeing the development of adviser services for new and existing clients including middle office, compliance and alternative fund services.

  • During his tenure at Ultimus, the firm has more than doubled in size, making it one of the largest independent providers in the U.S. mutual fund industry.

  • During his 16 year tenure at Citi, he had increasing responsibilities in several different leadership positions including areas such as alternative investment fund services.

  • As Head of Operations for BISYS, he was responsible for operations of hedge and private equity administration services in Roseland, Columbus, San Francisco, Cayman Islands and Chennai.

  • Prior to that, Gary was an Audit Manager at Ernst & Young responsible for the investment management practice in the Ohio Valley area.

  • Gary is a graduate of the University of Cincinnati and is a Certified Public Accountant (Inactive).