Todd Ertel, '09
Vice President, Finance & Operations, Gifts that Give.com
Todd Ertel is currently the V.P. of Finance & Operations at GiftsthatGive.com. Gifts that Give is a VC backed e-commerce company at the forefront of social commerce and social giving. Todd’s overall responsibilities include; accounting, financial reporting & analysis, HR and 3rd fulfillment center. He is a key member of the leadership team, helping to shape and execute the company’s strategy. Prior to Gifts that Give, Todd was the co-founder of a private healthcare company in the UK. In less than three years, Todd and his team built the UK’s largest private maternity network. He successfully negotiated a joint venture with the UK’s largest private health care provider and eventually sold the business.
Prior to joining the entrepreneurial world, Todd spent over 10 years with Deloitte in the U.S. and Europe, ultimately leaving as a Director in the UK firm. During his tenure, he was responsible for providing consulting services in the areas of operations risk management, business process effectiveness, financial controls, internal audit and corporate governance. While at Deloitte, Todd’s clients included; Gillette, GM, Heinz, Shell, Qatar Gas, Marks & Spencer, and PokerStars.
Todd has worked across several industry sectors and has on the ground experience in over 35 countries. He earned his B.S. in Business from the University of South Carolina and his MBA from the University of Chicago Booth Graduate School of Business (EXP-14). Todd has recently moved back to the U.S. after 10 years in Europe. He lives with his wife and two young children, 5 and 3 on the Upper West Side.