About Scott Gelbard
Scott Gelbard - Professional Summary:
Scott F. Gelbard lives and works in Colorado, serving as an independent consultant for companies in the United States and abroad. Involved with a number of companies since the early funding stages, Mr. Gelbard now oversees strategy and operations for several of these businesses, including BTO Self Serve Yogurt, MusclePharm, and Terra Ferma. Furthermore, Scott F. Gelbard sells leads for GlobalLeadGen, an online lead generation firm, as a complement to the business and market analysis he offers through his consulting work.
Prior to turning his attention to independent consulting as a fulltime endeavor, Scott F. Gelbard founded Apis Ventures in Denver. As a Partner with Apis, he invested capital for private and public companies, leveraged business relationships, arranged deals, and provided consulting services for firms of all sizes. Before founding Apis Ventures, Mr. Gelbard gained experience in the financial world working for an investment relations firm during his last two years of college and launching two other companies, Regency Financial in 1999 and the Regency Group shortly thereafter.
Scott F. Gelbard attended Colorado State University in Fort Collins, where he studied consumer science, business, and finance, earning his Bachelor of Science in 1999. Before transferring to Colorado State University, he spent a year at another college, Palm Beach Atlantic in Florida. He played as a member of Palm Beach Atlantic’s NCAA Division II PBA Sailfish soccer organization, solidifying his lifelong love of the sport. He previously coached soccer for Regis Jesuit High School in Denver, Colorado, and today still coaches for his sons’ team, the Arapahoe Warriors. Scott F. Gelbard stays active by playing and coaching hockey, going to the gym regularly, skiing, and riding dirt bikes. When not exercising, he enjoys reading and prefers the novels of Stephen King and Vince Flynn.
Proud to carry on a family tradition of working in the financial industry, Scott F. Gelbard is a third-generation investor relations professional. Outside of work, he gives back to his community by supporting worthwhile causes, such as Disabled American Veterans, Food Bank of the Rockies, and Men for the Cure Foundation.
Scott Gelbard - Professional Experience:
Denver, CO US
10/1/2008 — Current
Scott Gelbard - Education:
Colorado State University
Consumer Science, Business, Finance
Bachelor of Science
Fort Collins, CO US
08/1/1995 — 05/1/1999
Scott Gelbard - Interests: Coaching hockey and Soccer, Playing hockey, Soccer, Gym, Skiing, Dirtbiking