Todd Boehly is an American businessman, investor, and philanthropist. He is the Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and controlling member of Eldridge Industries, a private investment firm headquartered in Greenwich, Connecticut.
Early life and educationEdit
Boehly, whose grandparents emigrated from Germany, attended Landon School in Bethesda, Maryland, graduating in 1991. He was a member of the school’s wrestling team, which won I.A.C. championships in both 1990 and 1991. In 2014, Landon named their facilities the Boehly Family Wrestling Room in Boehly’s honor.
Boehly spent his early career at Credit Suisse First Boston and J.H. Whitney & Company. He joined Guggenheim Partners in 2001, where he launched the firm’s credit investing business, assumed responsibilities for its asset management business, and most recently served as president.
In 2015, Boehly bought some of the assets he had collected at Guggenheim, including The Hollywood Reporter, Dick Clark Productions, and Security Benefit to found Eldridge Industries, a private investment firm that specializes in providing both debt and equity capital. Other than Greenwich, Eldridge also has offices in New York, London and Beverly Hills.
Boehly serves as the Chairman of Valence Media, which houses Billboard-Hollywood Reporter Media Group, Dick Clark Productions, MRC and owns a minority stake in A24. He is also Chairman of Security Benefit and is a board member of Cain International, and NPC International, the largest owner and operator of Wendy’s and Pizza Hut units in the U.S.
Boehly helped found the Boehly Center for Excellence in Finance in 2014 at the College of William & Mary’s Raymond A. Mason School of Business with his wife Katie Boehly in 2014 via a multi-year gift.
He is also on the boards of Finding a Cure for Epilepsy and Seizures (FACES) and the Brunswick School, and is involved with the Prostate Cancer Foundation and the Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption.
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