Gary Meier

Gary Meier
CFO of Hertz Associates, Ltd

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Contact Information

  •  415 South 11th Street
     P.O. Box 500
     Nevada, IA 50201

Education

BBA-Accounting, University of Wisconsin
MBA, University of St. Thomas

Biography

Gary joined Hertz Associates LTD in June of 2020 as Chief Financial Officer serving Hertz Farm Management and affiliated companies.  

Gary is originally from Kenosha, Wisconsin. Upon receiving his BBA at the University of Wisconsin – Madison, began his career in public accounting with KPMG in Minneapolis with a focus on Taxation. He served as the Director of Taxation at Cowles Media Company and in financial leadership at the Minneapolis Star Tribune from 1989 to 1998. From 1998 to 2010, Gary was the Controller and CFO of Coldwell Banker’s Minnesota and Western Wisconsin residential real estate operation (a division of Realogy). In the most recent 8 years, Gary was the CFO for IDI, a national distributor of building materials, headquartered in Chanhassen, Minnesota.

Gary and his wife relocated to Ankeny, IA in 2020. They have two adult children living on each coast (Los Angeles and Boston). They enjoy travelling, golf, hiking and exploring new areas.

Certification

Certified Public Accountant – license inactive (Minnesota)

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Gary Meier
CFO of Hertz Associates, Ltd

Image of Gary Meier

Contact Information

  •  415 South 11th Street
     P.O. Box 500
     Nevada, IA 50201
  •  515-382-1500
  •  GaryM@Hertz.ag

Education

BBA-Accounting, University of Wisconsin
MBA, University of St. Thomas

Biography

Gary joined Hertz Associates LTD in June of 2020 as Chief Financial Officer serving Hertz Farm Management and affiliated companies.  

Gary is originally from Kenosha, Wisconsin. Upon receiving his BBA at the University of Wisconsin – Madison, began his career in public accounting with KPMG in Minneapolis with a focus on Taxation. He served as the Director of Taxation at Cowles Media Company and in financial leadership at the Minneapolis Star Tribune from 1989 to 1998. From 1998 to 2010, Gary was the Controller and CFO of Coldwell Banker’s Minnesota and Western Wisconsin residential real estate operation (a division of Realogy). In the most recent 8 years, Gary was the CFO for IDI, a national distributor of building materials, headquartered in Chanhassen, Minnesota.

Gary and his wife relocated to Ankeny, IA in 2020. They have two adult children living on each coast (Los Angeles and Boston). They enjoy travelling, golf, hiking and exploring new areas.

Certification

Certified Public Accountant – license inactive (Minnesota)