Meet the Team
Founder and CEO
Tony Gallo is the Founder and CEO of Concept Fund Services, LLC. Tony has over 30 years of experience in the Financial Services Industry. He has extensive experience with financial and operational administration of all hedge fund structures, fund of funds, managed accounts and family office accounting and tax.
Prior to founding Concept Fund Services, Tony was the CFO and Managing member of ConceptOne, LLC which provided risk and performance analytic solutions, middle and back office support, Fund administration, outsourced CFO and regulatory reporting services to investment managers, from 2008-2016. During this same time period Tony was a Partner in Concept Capital Markets, LLC until its acquisition by Cowen. Prior to 2008, Tony was the CFO for a hedge fund, Whiteford Advisors LLC, and a Financial Controller for S.A.C. Capital Management. Before his career in hedge funds, Tony was the CFO for Abacus and Associates, a Family Office, and started his public accounting career with Richard A. Eisner and Co.
Tony graduated from Hofstra University with a BBA in Accounting and received his MBA in Finance from Adelphi University.
Peter Salts, Director of Fund Administration, has more than 20 years of experience in fund administration for private equity, hedge, mutual, and variable annuity funds. In his career, he has built and managed multiple teams servicing billion dollar clients with a focus on back office services in accounting and operations. Peter has fulfilled roles of considerable responsibility, among them fund controller, accounting quality control, and director of finance and compliance, for major players in the financial services arena.
Diane A. Olivero, CPA
Diane has more than 20 years of financial service experience. She joined the Concept Companies in 2006 and currently serves as a key member of the fund administration team. Her primary responsibilities include fund accounting and administration, data management and client liaison.
Prior to joining the Concept Companies, Diane was a Tax Manager for 5 years at Bessemer Venture Partner, one of the oldest and ranked among the most prestigious Private Equity / Venture Capital firms in the United States. Earlier in her career, she was an Audit Manager for 5 years at Polakoff & Michaelson, PC, a public accounting firm focused on servicing Investment firms located in lower Manhattan.
Diane holds a BA in accounting from Baruch College and is a New York State CPA.