Joel Greenblatt

Managing Partner of Gotham Capital

Joel Greenblatt is the Managing Partner of Gotham Capital, an investment partnership he founded in April 1985. Since 1996, he has been a member of the adjunct faculty of Columbia Business School where he teaches “Security Analysis.” Mr. Greenblatt serves on the Investment Committees of the Board of Directors for the University of Pennsylvania and UJA Federation. He also sits on the board of the Institute for Student Achievement and the Davidson School of the Jewish Theological Seminary. Mr. Greenblatt is the author of You Can Be A Stock Market Genius (Simon & Schuster, 1997). He is the former Chairman of the Board (1994-1995) and a former board member of Alliant Techsystems (1994-2000), a NYSE-listed aerospace and defense contractor.

Our Team

George A. Weiss is the chairman of Say Yes To Education, Inc., a national non-profit foundation committed to opening access to post-secondary education for high poverty youth.

Neil Goldberg is President/CEO Raymour & Flanigan Furniture & Holdings. He graduated from Syracuse University School of Management in 1975 with a B.S. in Accounting.

Jane Toll worked for many years as a teacher and then as a custom home builder. She funded, ran and lived a program to support 60 inner city kids from third grade through college.

Sol H. Pelavin was the President and Chief Executive Officer of the American Institutes for Research.

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Ahmeed Turner, Executive Director

Dana Lyons-Canty, Officer, Scholarship and Student Support