Leadership Team

Jeff Gilbrech

Founding Partner & Advisor


Jeff is a Founding Partner of Finlyte Partners and serves as a business strategy and operations advisor for Finlyte’s customers. He has over 25 years of experience as a successful entrepreneur and active investor with a demonstrable track record of turning around companies, identifying value before others, and executing on the buying or selling of that value.  Jeff has worked in senior management roles and as an active investor in the agriculture, finance, real estate, software and e-commerce sectors.  He has established a successful investment track record in various stages of growth from start-ups to established companies.  Currently, Jeff is actively involved as an investor in the community banking sector and as both an investor and operator in the home healthcare industry.

Previously, Jeff served as the CEO and investor in one of the largest macadamia nut operations in the U.S.  He was involved in improving its operations and lead the Company to a successful sale.  Jeff worked with a Memphis-based family office for several years where he originated, structured, and co-invested in various operating companies.

Jeff Finance holds a BBA in Banking and Finance and a BBA in Managerial Finance from the University of Mississippi.  He served for several years on the University of Mississippi’s Business School Advisory Board.