Gary Matus joined RSR Partners in 2010 and is a senior member of our Chief Executive Officers and Board of Directors Practices. Gary also leads the firm’s Los Angeles office. Prior to this, he was a managing partner of Egon Zehnder International. Gary initially launched and managed the California practice for the firm.
Gary’s career began as a National Brands Product Manager with Colgate-Palmolive, before spending seventeen years with Bank of America, where he held a number of management positions including EVP & Chief Marketing Officer. There, Gary was responsible for all corporate marketing, product management, brand management and the bank’s data management and ATM systems. Prior to that, he was the executive in charge of the bank’s Entertainment and Media Industries Group, where he managed a portfolio of over $6 billion.
Gary serves on the Board of Trustees of Thunderbird School of Global Management, the Board of the Los Angeles YMCA, and is a member of the Board of Governor’s Council on Information Technology. He also serves on the Advisory Board of Lasair Capital.
He graduated from California State University, receiving his MBA degree from the Thunderbird School of Global Management. Gary also completed the Director Education and Certification Program from the UCLA Anderson School of Management.
A native of Los Angeles, Gary currently lives in Pasadena, California.