Gary M. Julien has over 20 years of M&A, SPAC, private equity and public market investing experience. Gary is also Managing Director at Schultze Asset Management since November 2017 and previously led and supported M&A initiatives on behalf of entities controlled by Mario J. Gabelli, Chairman, and CEO of GAMCO Investors, Inc. From November 2009 through 2014, Gary was Senior Vice President at Bronson Point Management, an investment management firm, where he originated, oversaw and analyzed public market investments helping to the firm grow from approximately $70 million in AUM at launch in 2010 to $1.9 billion in 2014.
From 2007 through 2009, Gary led and supported M&A and corporate finance initiatives for the investment firm Kanders & Company, Inc. and its affiliates including as Vice President, Corporate Development of Kanders & Company, Clarus Corp. and Highlands Acquisition Corp. From 2003 through 2006, Gary was Vice President, Corporate Development for Armor Holdings, an aerospace and defense company and portfolio company of Kanders & Company, where he oversaw mergers, acquisitions and divestitures for the company, executing 15 transactions during this period and investing approximately $1.2 billion. During this period of time, Armor Holdings’ revenue grew from $305 million to $2.4 billion prior to its sale to BAE Systems plc in July, 2007 for $4.5 billion. Gary previously worked at Global Crossing Ltd. where he led and supported several M&A, joint ventures and minority investments.
Gary received an M.B.A. with honors from Columbia Business School and a B.S. from the Newhouse School of Communications at Syracuse University.