Tom has been a Shell Oil executive, a start-up founder, a CEO, and a member of numerous boards. He sold his $200 million Tires Plus Stores to Bridgestone/Firestone before writing books including "The Big Book of Small Business"
(HarperCollins, 2007). Gegax Advisors provides seminars and speaking while Tom serves on the boards of Center for Science in the Public Interest
and Bobby Kennedy, Jr.'s Waterkeeper Alliance
. Tom lives in Minneapolis and La Jolla, Calif. LinkedIn profile here
T. Trent Gegax
Trent has held operational roles inside Gramercy portfolio companies and served on numerous boards. His due-diligence skills were honed as a correspondent for Newsweek
where assignments included George W. Bush's 2000 presidential campaign, the 2003 U.S. invasion of Iraq, and Hurricane Katrina. Trent assisted Al Gore with hisNew York Times
best seller, "The Assault on Reason" (Penguin, 2007), and he contributes to InfoWorld
. Trent lives in New York City. LinkedIn profile here
- Investment Relations Manager
Edie specializes in research on high-tech investment opportunities. Prior to joining The Gramercy Fund, Edie was business operations manager at the consulting firm Rainier Technology (purchased by HP-Compaq in 2002). She began her career at IBM.