Gary R. Schafer, AIF®

Managing Director of Operations

Gary Schafer

Gary serves as the chief operating officer of the Atlanta Consulting Group, responsible for coordinating all aspects of the business. He has more than 22 years of experience in the financial services industry and is an Accredited Investment Fiduciary. 

Mathematically minded, he thoroughly enjoys producing financial reports and analyses for our clients, working with and helping others on our team to provide superior service to our clients. 

Gary first joined the Atlanta Consulting Group as a manager of performance analysis, where his responsibilities included supervising perfom1ance analysts, preparing and analyzing quarterly performance reports and creating special reports to fulfill ad-hoc requests. Following that role, Gary migrated into an Investment Analyst role where his responsibilities included research and analysis on all aspects of the consulting process. Subsequently, Gary was responsible for leading a performance system conversion project and coordinating the completion of the quarterly performance reports and managing special projects. 

Earlier in his career, Gary served as performance analyst at Alex, Brown & Sons in Baltimore and a financial analyst at Rollins, Inc. in Atlanta. He earned a bachelor's degree in business administration from Loyola College in Baltimore. 

Originally from Churchville, Maryland, Gary lives in Atlanta. He is an avid cyclist and runner, and a past chair of the planning and zoning committee for Henry County, Georgia.