Joel Gerstein

Director of Accounting Operations

Phone: 312-761-4686

Joel graduated with a major in accounting and minor in finance from University of Maryland, College Park at top 2% of his class Magna Cum Laude. Then he obtained a CPA certificate, active currently.

After 8 years in public accounting, he switched to private accounting at Invenergy LLC, where he blossomed. He was a Senior Project Accountant supervising company’s first wind portfolio in the history of Invenergy. He was then promoted to Accounting Manager Wind North America supervising 5 Senior Accountants and 18 wind projects. As Construction Loan Financing specialist, he created templates for the Drawdown Certificate and Notice of Borrowing.

While testing Accounting Research Manager 2.0 upgrade for Wolters Kluwer, his improvements to user interface and functionality were accepted by top management and leadership. At True Blue he put policies and procedures in place to reconcile Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable in 75% less time and improved productivity and cash flow by over 70%.

Joel prides himself on increasing productivity and efficiency by putting policies and procedures in place to increase profitability and cash flow.

Joel is a big basketball fan, which includes following big ten college basketball and always playing pickup games with his nieces and nephews of all ages.

Joel Gerstein