Gary W. Ferrera

Gary W. Ferrera, Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer

Gary is Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer where he is responsible for all aspects of finance and accounting, tax, treasury, internal audit, and investor relations.

Ferrera brings nearly 30 years of global financial leadership including almost two decades as a Chief Financial Officer. Prior to Driven Brands, Ferrera served as Chief Financial Officer at Skillsoft Corporation where he built out the public company infrastructure and helped integrate three acquisitions while divesting a business segment. Ferrera served as the Chief Financial Officer of Cardtronics from 2017 until its acquisition by NCR Corporation in 2021. He also held Chief Financial Officer roles at DigitalGlobe, Intrawest Resort Holdings, Great Wolf Resorts, National CineMedia and Unity Media. He began his financial career as an international tax consultant and following graduate school he worked as an investment banker for almost ten years at Citigroup/Solomon Brothers and BearStearns in both London and New York.

Ferrera holds a bachelor’s degree in accounting from Bentley University and an MBA from the Kellogg Graduate School of Management at Northwestern University. Prior to college, Ferrera served in U.S. Army Special Operations and Intelligence.