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Greg S. Feldman Executive Chairman
Greg Feldman co-founded Wellspring in 1995 and was responsible for recruiting the senior leadership of the firm. In addition to his general management responsibilities, Greg directs the firm’s fundraising activities and oversees Limited Partner relations. Areas of investment focus for Greg include retail, restaurants and consumer products and services where he has led numerous transactions for Wellspring.
For four years prior to the formation of Wellspring, he was in charge of acquisitions at EXOR America Inc., the U.S. investment arm of the Agnelli Group. For two years before joining EXOR, Greg was vice president and co-founder of Clegg Industries, Inc., an investment firm backed by Drexel Burnham Lambert Incorporated to invest in leveraged acquisitions of middle market manufacturing companies. From 1983 to 1988, Greg was a mergers and acquisitions lawyer at Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison in New York.
Greg has served on the boards of more than twenty public and private companies. In addition to his for-profit board activities, Greg also serves as President of the Board of The Kitchen and Co-Head of the Director's Council at The Whitney Museum of American Art. Greg received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Hampshire College and a JD from the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, where he was Editor-in-Chief of the Law Review. Greg and his wife have three children and live in New York City.