Gary O'Brien

Gary serves as a mentor for SCORE Philadelphia and as a leader for SCORE workshops.  In addition, he is an at-large member of the chapter leadership team and committee member. He brings more than 30 years of accounting, finance, marketing and general management experience to the chapter. 

Following graduation, he joined the international accounting firm, Deloitte, where he served public company and municipal clients on audit and consulting engagements.  Subsequently, Gary began a successful 28-year career in the specialty chemicals industry with Rohm and Haas Company and Dow Chemical, holding executive positions as CFO of the Chemicals Business Group and later as Vice President, Global Business Director for Packaging Adhesives within the Dow Advanced Materials division. 

He has extensive experience in international and multi-cultural business environments. For six years, he lived and worked in Asia and led significant business restructuring and growth initiatives.

Workshop: Financial Matters for Startups

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