Meet our Faculty Mr. Elie Gordis

Mr. Elie Gordis

Alta Fund, Israel
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Elie Gordis is a seasoned executive and entrepreneur who has extensive experience investing in, building and scaling companies. He is a co-founder of The Alta Fund, an alternative investment fund and strategic advisory firm. Elie is also a co-founder of Egg Rock Holdings, a California-based vertically integrated cannabis health and wellness company.
Elie began his career as a corporate lawyer at Skadden Arps in New York, where he specialized in securities work and mergers and acquisitions. He later co-found Strategic Legal Resources (“SLR”), a pioneer in the then-emerging field of legal staffing. Under his direction, SLR grew rapidly to become an industry leader, providing temporary lawyers to businesses and law firms nationwide. Four years after its founding, SLR was sold to a public company. Most recently, Elie has been Executive Vice President and General Counsel of Ovation Travel Group, the fifth largest travel management company in the U.S..
Elie received his B.A. from Columbia in 1983, and his law degree from Columbia in 1986. He is married with three children and lives in New York City. Elie is active in various philanthropic activities in New York and Israel.