Gerard Aurigemma has 30 years of experience in the academic and not-for-profit financial field. He is currently the treasurer and the chief financial officer for ITHAKA. Prior to joining ITHAKA, Gerard joined JSTOR in 1997 as its controller, then becoming director of finance and administration. Gerard currently oversees the treasury operations, finance, budget, and financial analysis at ITHAKA. Prior to coming to JSTOR/ITHAKA, Gerard worked for nine years as a senior manager in the Controller and Treasurer department of New York University.

Gerard graduated from New York University, Stern School of Business in 1986 with a bachelor of science in accounting, management, and international business. In 1997, he earned a master of public administration in finance from New York University, Robert F. Wagner School for Public Administration.