Jay Tankersley is a skilled operating executive and passionate entrepreneur. He is obsessed with helping entrepreneurs and leadership teams build remarkable organizations. As a Certified EOS Implementer™ he leads Meritage Strategy Group and helps companies clarify their vision, gain traction through increased accountability, and become more functional and cohesive. Jay also serves as Chief Investment Officer of TF Investors, part of Meritage Funds,— the first and only professionally managed pool of capital providing growth equity to companies professionally implementing EOS®.
Prior to Meritage, Jay was the President & CEO of Vital Learning where he successfully implemented EOS® and turned a struggling management training company into a premier leadership training organization. He is also an experienced private equity investor having invested in and helped grow many successful companies. Jay’s previous experience also includes leadership positions with Rocky Mountain Institute, Pacific Gas and Electric, and Inflow.
Jay is on the board for several private companies, as well as a member of the executive board of the Boy Scouts of America, Denver Area Council. He received his BA from Bates College and his MBA from The Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth. Jay lives in Denver Colorado and enjoys sharing his love of the outdoors including skiing and mountain biking with his wife and three young kids.