Speaker Profile

Mario J. Gabelli

Chairman & CEO
GAMCO Investors, Inc.

Mario J. Gabelli is chairman, chief executive officer of GAMCO Investors, Inc., a widely recognized provider of investment advice and brokerage services to mutual funds, institutional and high net worth investors.  GAMCO Investors, Inc. is listed on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol GBL.

In addition to GAMCO Investors, Mr. Gabelli is chairman of LICT Corporation.  He is also a member of The Board of Overseers of Columbia University Graduate School of Business; The Board of Trustees of Boston College; The Board of Trustees of Roger Williams University.  He also serves on the board of directors for the following groups: The National Italian American Foundation; The American-Italian Cancer Foundation; The Foundation for Italian Art & Culture; Mentor/National Mentoring Partnership; a member of the board of advisors of Caymus and Van Biema Value Fund.  He is a trustee of The Winston Churchill Foundation of the United States and the E.L. Wiegand Foundation in Reno, Nevada, and chairman of the Patron’s Committee for the Immaculate Conception School.

Mr. Gabelli is a summa cum laude graduate of Fordham University and holds an MBA degree from Columbia University Graduate School of Business and an honorary doctorate degree from Roger Williams University in Rhode Island and Fordham University.

Mr. Gabelli has been a recipient of the following awards: the Columbus Citizens Foundation Award for Business and Education in 1994; the 1996 Ellis Island Medal of Honor for Business Leaders; the South Bronx Educational Foundation’s Distinguished Public Service Award, November 2000; Sacred Heart University’s Discovery Award, April 2005; and the Cavaliere of the Italian Legions of Merit.

Mr. Gabelli has been a frequent commentator on CNBC, CNN, Fox News and Bloomberg TV.  He has appeared ten times on “Wall Street Week with Louis Rukeyser” and is often written about in the financial print media, including Barrons, Institutional Investor, Business Week, Fortune, Forbes, Money and Changing Times.  He has also contributed articles to investment publications such as the Financial Analysts Handbook.

Profile as of 4/28/2009