Jeffrey Fuhrman is the President of Coastal Bridge Advisors. In this capacity, Jeff is responsible for the human capital, financial management, operations, technology and marketing efforts of the firm.
In a career spanning over 20 years, Jeff has held key operational and financial roles across a variety of industries proving successful as an accomplished executive with a record of leading organizations to perform beyond expectations. Jeff recently spent nine years as President and Chief Operating Officer of IMG Artists where he directed a dramatic turnaround of the global business following its acquisition from the sports and media giant IMG. As a result of Jeff’s efforts, the company became a leader in the arts and entertainment field with ten offices in eight countries and business interests in talent management, event production, promotion and consulting services. Prior to IMG Artists, Jeff served as Chief Financial Officer then President of a Blackstone Group backed technology start-up, Gemini Voice Solutions. Jeff was also an investment banker with Salomon Smith Barney where he participated in over $10 billion worth of equity, debt and M&A transactions. Jeff has served as a strategic, financial and operational advisor to a number of businesses in the film, music, luxury goods and industrial services sectors. Jeff earned a MBA from Columbia University and a BA from Clark University.
When not working Jeff enjoys spending time with his wife and two daughters at home in New Canaan, Connecticut.