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Anton Gimmel

Managing Director, San Francisco Office Lead
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Anton Gimmel

Anton is a Managing Director with 15 years of advisory, investment and FP&A experience with companies ranging from startups to large multinational corporations. With Accordion, Anton partners with management and private equity sponsors to transform organizations and improve business performance. His prior roles in growth equity investing and as a CFO/COO give him unique perspective on value creation for all stakeholders.

With Accordion, Anton specializes in strategic financial planning and analysis, liquidity management and leadership of operational and financial initiatives. He provides visibility to businesses through his core budgeting & forecasting abilities, which are enhanced by data modelling skills. He has built bespoke revenue recognition, revenue forecast and payroll tools, and integrated them with the appropriate personnel and processes to practically deploy them. Anton has developed robust 13-week cash forecasts and managed working capital in distressed situations. He has also helped stand up multiple finance organizations, and prepared companies for exit both by public listing and M&A. Applicable industry expertise includes: healthcare, consumer, retail, technology, business services, and financial institutions.

Prior to Accordion, Anton was a Co-Founder and CFO/COO of a PropTech startup serving zoning analytics in California. He drove capital raising and managed a team of 10 employees including developers, marketing and operations. Anton designed and implemented the transformative adoption of a B2B SAAS business model and go-to-market strategy that resulted in 100% revenue growth and significant seed capital.

Before being an operator, Anton had over a decade of investment and advisory experience. At RiverVest Venture Partners, Anton sourced investments, executed numerous financing, M&A and IPO transactions and provided portfolio company support as an in-house FP&A resource. He also has experience with developing fund operating and projection models, portfolio valuation and investor relations. At Barclays Capital, Anton was a Vice President in Senior Relationship Management where he worked on big ticket strategic corporate and investment banking transactions. He started his career in Lehman Brothers’ Investment Banking Division in the Financial Institutions Group.

Anton received his M.B.A. from Washington University in St. Louis. He obtained Beta Gamma Sigma honors and the Kenneth and Marilyn Steinback Endowed Scholarship. Anton graduated summa cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa from New York University with a B.A. in Economics (with Honors) and a minor in French.

“In G-d we trust, all others must bring data.” – W. Edwards Deming

Something You Should Know

  • Proudest moment is becoming a father
  • Passionate about tennis, golf and the beach

Noteworthy

  • Co-Founder of proptech startup, grew revenue by 100%, raised seed capital & rebuilt entire API
  • Helped create Archer Seed Fund to drive innovation in the St. Louis life science ecosystem