CNBC Global CFO Council

Bill Gerber, TD Ameritrade Holding Corp

Bill Gerber
Source: TD Ameritrade

As former chief financial officer for TD Ameritrade, Bill Gerber oversaw investor relations, business development, certain treasury functions and finance operations, including accounting, business planning and forecasting, external and internal reporting, tax and procurement. He served as a member of the company's senior operating committee, which shapes the strategic focus of the organization. He retired from TD Ameritrade in September 2015.

Gerber had been with TD Ameritrade since 1999. He was managing director of finance, during which time he played a major role in evaluating merger and acquisition opportunities for the company, including the TD Waterhouse, Datek Online Holdings and National Discount Broker transactions. He served in this capacity until his appointment as chief financial officer in October 2006.

Prior to joining the company, Gerber spent eight years with Coopers & Lybrand, now known as PriceWaterhouseCoopers, serving as an audit manager primarily focused on public company clients. He was named to Institutional Investor Magazine's "All America Executive Team" as one of the top three CFOs in the "Brokers, Asset Managers and Exchanges" category in 2012 and 2013. Gerber holds a bachelor's degree in accounting from the University of Michigan.