Brent Gerundo

Head of Finance & Operations @ Messari

Currently driving financial and operational strategy at Messari, the leading provider of market intelligence products for the digital economy.

Brent Gerundo


  • Primary Venture Partners

    Primary Venture Partners


    Jan 2023 - Present

    A seed-stage venture capital firm responsible for backing NYC’s most promising founders.

    • Providing strategic advice and guidance to founders and operators.
  • Messari


    VP, Head of Finance & Operations

    Jan 2021 - Present

    Messari brings transparency to the cryptoeconomy. We want to help investors, regulators, and the public make sense of this revolutionary new asset class, and are building data tools that will drive informed decision making and investment. We believe that crypto will democratize access to information, break down data silos, and ultimately give everyone the tools to build wealth.

    • Driving financial and operational strategy.
  • Ready


    Sr. Director of Finance

    Jan 2020 - Jan 2021

    Ready exists to transform healthcare for patients who need it most. We are a team of community-based Responders, with backgrounds as EMTs, paramedics, and MAs, who, in real-time, collaborate with licensed clinicians via telehealth to engage patients in their homes and ensure their full continuum care needs are met through our hybrid care model. ‍ Ready strives to provide a convenient and affordable solution to reduce health costs while partnering with payers and health systems to deliver more positive health outcomes.

    • Financial strategy
  • Goldman Sachs

    Goldman Sachs

    Investment Banking Associate

    Jun 2018 - Jan 2020

    At Goldman Sachs, we believe progress is everyone’s business. That’s why we commit our people, capital and ideas to help our clients, shareholders and the communities we serve to grow. Founded in 1869, Goldman Sachs is a leading global investment banking, securities and investment management firm. Headquartered in New York, we maintain offices in all major financial centers around the world. More about our company can be found at For insights on developments currently shaping markets, industries and the global economy, subscribe to BRIEFINGS, a weekly email from Goldman Sachs. Copy and paste this link into your browser to sign up:

    • Investment Banking
  • 5th Special Forces Group (Airborne) - US Army

    5th Special Forces Group (Airborne) - US Army

    Executive Officer, Forward Support Company

    Dec 2012 - Jan 2017

    The 5th Special Forces Group (5th SFG[A]) is one of the most decorated active duty United States Army Special Forces groups in the U.S. armed forces. The 5th SFG(A) saw extensive action in the Vietnam War and played a pivotal role in the early months of Operation Enduring Freedom. As of 2016, the 5th SFG is primarily responsible for operations within the CENTCOM area of responsibility as part of the Special Operations Command, Central (SOCCENT). The 5th SFG specializes in operations in the Middle East, Persian Gulf, Central Asia and the Horn of Africa (HOA). The 5th SFGA and two of its battalions spend roughly six months out of every twelve deployed to Iraq as Combined Joint Special Operations Task Force – Arabian Peninsula.

    • Executive Officer, Forward Support Company

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