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Gary Otterpohl joined Bloomberg, L.P. in 1992.  Bloomberg, L.P. is a global information service company that provides financial tools and data in an all-inclusive platform. From 2013-2014, Mr. Otterpohl served on the Client Data Compliance office, Access Control Team providing centralized oversight of data governance.  He was chosen for this role to reinforce customer trust, the firm’s highest priority. From 2011 to 2013, Mr. Otterpohl served as a Quality Control project manager for function management of the Bloomberg NEXT project reporting to the company’s Vice Chairman. Mr. Otterpohl has held various visible positions in C-suite groups throughout his tenure at Bloomberg, L.P. His first role was working for the Director of Sales.  He was then promoted to internal auditor directly reporting to Michael Bloomberg.  He then went on to assist the CEO. Some of his accomplishments in his tenure at Bloomberg, L.P. include developing the firm wide customer relationship management (CRM) system with address validation and mapping tools; converting the travel and expense (T&E) system from paper to online, developing information security; creating sales dashboards and dashboards to monitor firm wide ticketing systems; and creating the first fulfillment center for marketing material efficiency.  He was the first manager of the call center for the analytics help desk and implemented an ACD system. Before joining Bloomberg, L.P., Mr. Otterpohl worked at major companies including Goldman Sachs in the operations division for the international trading desk, Citicorp as an operations officer, and IDD Information Services as a senior consultant. A summa cum laude graduate, Mr. Otterpohl earned a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Long Island University’s C.W. Post campus.  He also served as a Resident Assistant and participated in a co-op education internship at IBM as a Marketing Support Rep. Mr. Otterpohl currently resides in Pennington, New Jersey with his wife Debra and their children, Zachary and Katlelyn. Mr. Otterpohl’s can be contacted through Linkedin.