Jeremy Ellis is a Managing Director and a co-founder of Genesis Capital. He is a trusted adviser to Board of Directors, CEOs and CFOs on mergers & acquisitions, raising growth capital, exit strategies and other strategic alternatives. Jeremy has been involved in over 100 transactions for an aggregate transaction value in excess of $8 billion. He has provided investment banking services to a broad range of public corporations, such as ChoicePoint Inc., Delta Galil Industries, Northrop Grumman Corporation, Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen, and Spectrum Brands, Inc.; several multi-generation family businesses, such as Adorama Camera, Herschend Family Entertainment, Polytek Development Corp. and Sasco Chemical; as well as numerous private companies. Buyers of his clients have included numerous private equity firms as well as strategic buyers including Cobham Plc, Ernst & Young, ITT Industries, Live Nation, McKesson HBOC Inc., Moog Inc. and TrueBlue, Inc.
Prior to Genesis Capital's founding, Jeremy worked in the Investment Banking Group at Robertson Stephens and the Corporate Finance Department at The Robinson-Humphrey Company, now SunTrust Robinson-Humphrey. Jeremy also worked on private equity investments for R-H Capital Partners, a private equity fund affiliated with Robinson-Humphrey. He began his career in management consulting with Oxford Associates, now MarketBridge.
In 2012, Jeremy was selected by The M&A Advisor as one of the 40 Under 40 emerging leaders of the M&A, Financing and Turnaround industries. In 2009, he was selected by the Atlanta Business Chronicle as one of its “40 Under 40 Rising Stars.”
Jeremy serves as a Director for Scrubs & Beyond, the largest multi-channel supplier of healthcare apparel and accessories in the country, and is a Board Observer for Fetch!, the leading online direct insurance quote platform. He also advises family offices and private equity funds on potential investment opportunities.
Jeremy serves on the Board of Directions of ACG Atlanta and is on the selection committee for the Georgia Fast 40. Jeremy also serves as a Adjunct Professor at Emory University School of Law where he coaches the Transactional Law Program negotiation competition team, which competes annually in the National Transactional LawMeets. He is also a frequent guest lecturer on Strategies for Effective Business Exits at the J. Mack Robinson College of Business at Georgia State University.
Jeremy is also active in the local community. He is a member, sponsor and volunteer at the Georgia Aquarium where he serves as a volunteer SCUBA diver and an underwater photographer; is a DAN Diving First Aid for the Professional Diver; and is a member of the Anchor Society and Legacy Society. Jeremy is a member of Will's Club at Children's Healthcare of Atlanta and was previously a member of the alumni board of The Lovett School and the Junior Committee of the Shepherd Center. Jeremy is a PADI Open Water Scuba Instructor, Emergency First Response Instructor and Specialty Instructor. Jeremy has logged over 1,000 dives and has had several of his photographs published.
Jeremy is married and is an active member of Peachtree Presbyterian Church.
Jeremy received a Bachelor of Science degree in Mathematics and Economics from Hampden-Sydney College.