Gary Elbaum leads the global operations of Citi's equity and deferred compensation programs covering employees in 95 countries. His team manages deferred and restricted stock awards, stock options, deferred cash, stock units, performance plans, and phantom stock programs. He is a member of a steering committee responsible for global legal, tax, financial, and regulatory compliance of Citi's deferred award programs. His expertise is instrumental in driving the strategy and design of Citi's equity compensation administraion system and employee website. Gary has managed various aspects of Citi's equity and deferred compensation programs for over 15 years. Prior to joining Citi, Gary worked as a consultant for PwC, providing HR operations and employee benefits consulting and outsourcing services to Fortune 100 clients. Gary holds a BS in finance from Yeshiva University and earned his CEP in 2007.