Ja­cob ‘Jack’ Ger­ber

BUSI­NESS EX­EC­U­TIVE

The Washington Post Sunday - - OBITUARIES - — Matt Schudel

Ja­cob “Jack” Ger­ber, 46, a high-rank­ing of­fi­cer with sev­eral man­age­ment con­sult­ing and ac­count­ing firms, died Dec. 10 of a heart at­tack in a taxi­cab near Bal­ti­more af­ter ar­riv­ing on a flight at Bal­ti­more-Washington In­ter­na­tional Mar­shall Air­port. He lived in Chevy Chase.

For the past two years, Mr. Ger­ber had been man­ag­ing di­rec­tor of NOI Strate­gies, an Illi­nois-based com­pany pro­vid­ing man­age­ment con­sult­ing and technology ser­vices to the real es­tate in­dus­try.

Mr. Ger­ber had been the founder and pres­i­dent of two man­age­ment con­sult­ing firms, the Relianz Group in 2002 and Arete Op­er­a­tions Group in 2007.

From 2004 to 2007, he was a fi­nance and ac­count­ing ex­ec­u­tive with the Mills Corp., a real es­tate in­vest­ment firm.

Ear­lier in his ca­reer, Mr. Ger­ber had worked for the au­dit­ing and ac­count­ing firms of Ernst & Young, KPMG As­so­ci­ates and Arthur Andersen.

Ja­cob Alan Ger­ber was born in Washington and grew up in McLean. He was a 1981 grad­u­ate of the Sid­well Friends School and grad­u­ated from Ge­orge­town Uni­ver­sity in 1985.

He was a youth soc­cer and lacrosse coach.

Sur­vivors in­clude his wife of 22 years, Lyn­d­sey Van Vliet of Chevy Chase; three chil­dren, Amanda Ger­ber, Brad­ford Ger­ber and Clay­ton Ger­ber, all of Chevy Chase; his par­ents, Dr. Charles Ger­ber and Sandy Ger­ber of Ash­burn; and a sis­ter, Robin Ger­ber Nel­son of Vi­enna.

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