NEW YORK--()--Nardello & Co., a leading international investigative firm, today announced that it has appointed Gayle M. Horwitz as Chief Operating Officer, effective October 9, 2012. Previously, Ms. Horwitz served as President and CEO of the Hugh L. Carey Battery Park City Authority in New York City, where she was responsible for leading a staff of 150 employees, managing a 92-acre sustainable community, and overseeing operating and capital budgets in excess of $100 million.
“We are thrilled to welcome Gayle to our Firm and look forward to leveraging her strategic insights, strong leadership, and broad public sector expertise. Gayle’s far-reaching professional network and rich experience will be instrumental as we manage the growth of this rapidly expanding global business.”
In this new role at Nardello & Co., Ms. Horwitz will be responsible for the daily operations of the Firm, as well as short and long-term strategic planning. In addition, she will work with the executive team to expand the Firm’s business and operations into new markets and serve its broad base of clients, including many Fortune 500 corporations, international law firms, and financial institutions.
Dan Nardello, the Firm’s founder, said, “We are thrilled to welcome Gayle to our Firm and look forward to leveraging her strategic insights, strong leadership, and broad public sector expertise. Gayle’s far-reaching professional network and rich experience will be instrumental as we manage the growth of this rapidly expanding global business.”
Ms. Horwitz, said, “I am excited to join Nardello & Co., a preeminent investigative firm with deep expertise, a global reach, and a strong growth trajectory. I look forward to collaborating with Dan and his talented colleagues to identify new opportunities and enhance the services the Firm provides its clients.”
Prior to being appointed President and CEO of the Battery Park City Authority, Ms. Horwitz served as the First Deputy Comptroller and Chief of Staff in the New York City Comptroller’s Office. Earlier, Ms. Horwitz worked as the Special Assistant to the President of the New York City Board of Education. She also worked in the private sector, including at National Westminster Bancorp as an Assistant Vice President, Consulting Services.
Ms. Horwitz is an active board member for community, cultural and public institutions in New York. She holds an A.B. in Politics from Mount Holyoke College and received a Masters of Public Administration from New York University’s Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service.
About Nardello & Co.
Nardello & Co. is a recognized leader in the global investigative sector. With offices in New York, London, Miami, Washington DC, Milan and Hong Kong, the Firm offers a broad range of services, including litigation support, due diligence, fraud investigations, business intelligence, asset tracing and FCPA and anti-corruption investigations. Led by former federal prosecutors, Nardello & Co.’s experienced team provides timely, well-researched, ethically-obtained and vetted information that decision-makers rely upon to maximize opportunities, secure competitive advantages, resolve problems or avoid potentially reputation-damaging associations. For more information, please visit: www.nardelloandco.com.