Greg Taxin is a Managing Director of the Clinton Group, where he has served since June 2012. Prior to joining Clinton, Mr. Taxin was the Managing Member of Spotlight Advisors (and its predecessors), an investment advisor focused on activist equity investments since 2007. Prior to Spotlight, from February 2003 through May 2007, Mr. Taxin was the co-founder and Chief Executive Officer of Glass, Lewis & Co., an independent research firm that assists institutional investors in making more informed investment and proxy voting decisions by uncovering business, legal, governance and financial statement risk at public companies. Prior to co-founding Glass Lewis, Mr. Taxin was an investment banker. He provided advice to public and private companies, assisting in raising billions of dollars in capital and in mergers and acquisitions worth billions of dollars, principally in the technology and telecommunications industry. Mr. Taxin was a Managing Director at Banc of America Securities where he served from October 2001 through November 2002, Director of Epoch Partners where he served from January 2000 through July 2001, and a Vice President at Goldman, Sachs & Co., where he served from July 1997 through January 2000.
Mr. Taxin serves on the Board of Directors of Ionetix Corporation and the ProCure Cancer Foundation, each of which he has served on since 2010.
Mr. Taxin is a magna cum laude graduate of the Harvard Law School, where he was a John M. Olin Fellow in Law and Economics and received his JD in 1994, and a graduate of the University of California, Berkeley in 1990.
Mr. Taxin’s qualifications as director include his experience as an executive of multiple companies, his experience as a director and his expertise in finance, business and corporate governance.