Chairman of the Board
Eric Baum brings over twenty years of experience in advising Executive leadership teams for both well-established Fortune 50 companies and emerging ventures, across a spectrum of industries including life sciences, legal cannabis, education, travel, technology, and real estate. In his concurrent roles as Managing Director of Acquis Consulting Group and Managing Director / Co-Founder of its affiliate company, Solidea Capital, he leverages his extensive management and operational consulting expertise to guide companies in areas such as corporate strategy, market positioning, growth and scale strategies, trajectory management, M&A, partnering frameworks, risk evaluation, and more. He also serves in several advisory and Board of Director roles for public and private companies such as Kushco Holdings, Starton Therapeutics, Big Rentz, Tenant Tracker, B Great, and Trip Kicks, supporting the full lifecycle of needs from initial business building through expansion and growth strategies.
In addition to advising companies on how to scale to the next level, Mr. Baum founded and leads a rapidly growing real estate investment firm operating in several U.S. markets. He is also actively involved in the venture capital arena as a participant in several investment-focused groups, such as the Charlotte Angel Fund. His exposure to companies across all stages of development and breadth of knowledge in the venture space position him well to provide a unique perspective and challenge the status quo when needed. Eric holds a Bachelor of Business Administration from Emory University, where he graduated Valedictorian. He was awarded the Goizueta Business School Organizational Management Highest Award for Excellence and was inducted into Beta Gamma Sigma, the highest national business honor society.
Mr. Kovacevich is the CEO of Greenlane Holdings, Inc., a leading provider of ancillary products and services to businesses in the legal cannabis industry.