Gary Crittenden

Gary Crittenden MormonGary Crittenden is an American financial manager and businessman. He is a Managing Director at Huntsman Gay Global Capital, LLC.  He joined the firm on July 9, 2009, after leaving Citibank and moving to Utah. Crittenden is a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, sometimes erroneously called the Mormon Church.

Crittenden was born in 1953.  He was the chairman of Citi Holdings, part of Citigroup.  He served on the boards of Staples Inc., Ryerson, Inc., TJX Companies, and Utah Capital Investment Corp, and was the CFO of Citigroup.

Crittendon attended Brigham Young University, interrupting his education there to serve a 2-year mission in Germany for the LDS Church.  He graduated from the Marriott School of Management with a B.S. in management and then earned a master’s degree in business management from Harvard Business School.

After graduating from college and doing post-grad work, Crittenden worked at Bain and Company as a consultant.  This job included work in Germany.  He was the CFO of Sears Roebuck and Company for two years, and then served as the CFO of Monsanto for two years.  Prior to joining Citigroup, Crittenden was Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of American Express, as well as the head of the company’s Global Network Services division. [1]  While at American Express, Crittenden was credited with the successful evacuation of more than 3,000 Manhattan employees during the September 11 attacks in New York City.

Citigroup reported that Crittenden earned a salary of $500,000, and a total compensation of $12.2 million in 2008.

Crittenden has given a great deal of service in Mormon church callings.  He has been a bishop, a stake president, and an area seventy.