Eric Gerber

Eric Gerber, Ph.D.

Eric Gerber is a Principal at ghSMART. He serves leading private equity investors, hedge fund managers and Fortune 500 clients, specializing in C-Suite executive assessment, leadership coaching and senior team effectiveness. Eric builds long-term partnerships with CEOs, Boards, and senior executives to ensure they have the right talent in place to deliver on their strategy.

Prior to joining ghSMART, Eric was a Partner at RHR International, LLP, where he advised senior executives on their leadership impact and maximizing their teams to deliver increased value. Eric managed some of the firm’s largest and most complex engagements and served clients in the retail, financial services, insurance, software, private equity, commercial real estate, manufacturing and professional services industries.

Prior to RHR, Eric was responsible for Executive Assessment & Development at The Home Depot. While there, he ran top-rated executive leadership development programs and managed the company’s assessment process and coaching program. In addition, Eric served in the company’s Talent Management function supporting succession planning and talent mobility during a period of rapid growth. Previously, he was an Organizational Development Consultant for Right Management where he consulted to several Fortune 500 companies.

Eric holds an M.A and Ph.D. in Industrial-Organizational Psychology from the University of Georgia and a bachelor’s degree in Psychology with Honors from Wake Forest University. He lives in Atlanta, GA with his wife and family.

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