Profile in Leadership: The Gellert Brothers

Andy Gellert, Tom Gellert, The Gellert Bros, Gellert Group of Companies, The Food Institute Podcast

The Gellert Brothers, Andy, and Tom, of the Gellert Group of Companies discuss their companies’ reactions to the COVID-19 pandemic, what pivots were necessary, and market fluctuations they are currently experiencing. Additionally, the pair provide insight into their role of leadership during the current economic crisis, and how they seek to bring their employees into the family dynamic of their organizations.

Hosted By: Chris Campbell and Brian Choi
Recorded: August 4, 2020
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More About the Gellert Brothers
Andrew M. Gellert is the President of Gellert Global Group headquartered in Elizabeth, New Jersey, where he has worked for the past 30+ years. Andrew M. Gellert is an active member of the Cornell Institute of Food Science Advisory Council. He is on the Board of Directors of the Association of Food Industries Incorporated (AFI). He is a member of the Young Presidents Organization (YPO) New York Metro Chapter. Andrew is married to Stacy and has three children Samantha 22, Ben 20, and Adam 18. He resides in Randolph, New Jersey, and is a 1989 graduate of Cornell University with a degree in food marketing.

Tom Gellert, President of Atalanta Corporation, and a Principal of the Gellert Global Group of companies, a family-owned group of businesses that represent diversified interests in international specialty food importing annual revenues approaching a billion dollars a year. The group is anchored by Atalanta Corporation, where Tom currently serves as President, in Elizabeth, New Jersey, which was founded by Tom’s grandfather in 1945.

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