Chief Executive Officer
Mr. Gatta is the Chief Executive Officer of Philadelphia Energy Solutions, LLC.
Mr. Gatta had served as EVP & Chief Operations Officer and Co-Chair of the Executive Committee since 2015.
Immediately prior to joining Philadelphia Energy Solutions, Mr. Gatta was the Managing Member of Blue Barn Partners, LLC, a private investment and advisory firm that he founded. Prior to Blue Barn, Mr. Gatta was an investment professional with various private investment firms, including Basso Capital Management, L.P., and Pegasus Capital Advisors, L.P., where he served on numerous corporate Boards of Directors. He began his career with Chase Securities, Inc., the predecessor to JPMorgan Chase & Co, in global syndicated finance, structuring transactions for the firm’s financial sponsor clients.
Mr. Gatta graduated from Cornell University with a BS in Biological Sciences. He also has an MBA, with distinction, from the Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management at Cornell University, where he currently serves on the Dean’s Leadership Council. Mr. Gatta is also a certified Six Sigma black belt.