Financial Services >> CEO Interviews >> November 5, 2001

Gary Granoff – Ameritrans Capital Corporation (amtc)

GARY C. GRANOFF has been the President and Chairman of the Board of Directors of Ameritrans Capital Corporation since its formation in 1999. Prior to that, Mr. Granoff was President of Elk Associates Funding Corporation from its formation in 1980 and became Chairman of the Board of Directors of Elk in 1995. Mr. Granoff has been a practicing attorney for the past 31 years and is presently an officer and stockholder in the law firm of Granoff, Walker & Forlenza, P.C., in New York City. Mr. Granoff is a member of the bar of the State of New York and the State of Florida and is admitted to the United States District Court of the Southern District of New York. Mr. Granoff was elected to and served as a Trustee of The George Washington University from 1998 through June 30, 2003, when his term expired. During his term as a Trustee, he served as Chairman of the Finance Committee, and Vice Chairman of the Investment Committee as well as other committees of the Board. Mr. Granoff also serves as a Trustee of the Parker Jewish Institute for Healthcare and Rehabilitation and has served on the Finance and Investment Committees of Parker's Board. Mr. Granoff has been listed in various Marquis Who's Who publications such as Who's Who in America, Who's Who in American Law, Who's Who in the World, and Who's Who in Finance and Industry. He holds a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Accounting from The George Washington University in Washington, DC, (1969) and a Juris Doctor degree (with honors) from The George Washington University Law School (1973). Profile
TWST: Can we begin with a brief historical sketch and an overview of

Ameritrans Capital Corporation?

Mr. Granoff: Ameritrans Capital Corporation is actually a holding

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