Greg started the company that would become Eli Global in 1991 while he was a student at Yale. He graduated with an economics degree in 1991 and by the year 2000, the company he'd bootstrapped to build had $5 million in revenue—all with no outside equity capital.
"We hire great leaders and step out of their way," says Lindberg. Eli Global companies are autonomous and independent. Eli's corporate headquarters, under Greg Lindberg's the leadership, is small and will stay that way. "We don't want our businesses looking to 'HQ' for leadership," he says. "We want to empower leadership thinking at all levels: sales person as leader, telemarketer as leader, customer service rep as leader."
Chris has been with Eli Global for 8 years and is currently the Chief Investment Officer for the overall Eli Global group.
In addition to the M&A investments, Mr. Herwig also oversees the investments made via open market purchases of stocks and bonds, as well as private debt placements.
Chris holds a bachelor's degree in Computer Engineering from Virginia Tech and an MBA, with honors, from the University of North Carolina's Kenan-Flagler Business School. He is also a CFA charter holder.
Christa recently joined Eli as the leader of the finance team. With responsibility for global financial reporting, treasury management and financial and tax compliance, Christa works closely with the finance teams of the portfolio companies as well as the M&A team.
Ms. Miller has spent the bulk of her career in financial leadership positions at highly acquisitive privately held companies, after starting her career in public accounting.
Christa is a CPA and holds a bachelor's degree in Accounting from Wake Forest University.
Bridgett came to Eli in 1998 to edit legal publications. Since then she has been involved in more than 30 mergers and acquisitions and has served as everything from interim editorial director to interim CEO.
Currently she runs Eli's innovative leadership development program.
While Eli portfolios are completely independent, its leaders have the option of joining the Eli Leadership Institute. This Leadership Institute connects leaders with executive
coaches and provides CEO development groups in 4 countries.
Ms. Hurley is a strategic and intuitive facilitator who thrives on challenge and is motivated by helping new Eli business leaders succeed.
Bridgett holds a JD and an MA from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.