Gregg Tushaus is a technologist, entrepreneur, executive, accredited investor, investment advisor and angel investor.
As the President for Emergifi, Gregg provides leadership for a technology solutions company with a singular credit union focus streamlining operations, reducing costs, enabling faster response, increasing productivity and improving security.
As the Chief Information Officer for Corporate Central Credit Union, I provide technical leadership and innovation and pursue technology entrepreneurial opportunities. At Corporate Central Credit Union, we are pursuing FinTech ventures and applying innovative technology in the finance and investing space for our Credit Union members.
The financial services industry is changing and technology is a major driver. Corporate Central Credit Union will provide credit unions technology leadership and enhance technology services such as cloud transformation, digital transformation, mobile, big data, identity management, block chain and artificial intelligence.
Gregg formed Innovation Point as a vehicle for software development pursuits. Innovation Point is a platform for building, participating in, investing in or buying a business in the computer technology space, preferably software.
In 2016 Gregg developed Agile Coach as a facilitative tool for improving performance with consistent best practice execution. The Agile Coach application is a playbook for developing best practice habits and driving behavioral change.
As an investor, Gregg has been performing portfolio management since 1982. In 2015 Gregg founded Big Cedar Investment Advisors and began offering investment advisory services. He is a registered investment advisor representative and holds Series 65 registrations. Gregg has over 30 years of investment management experience.
Gregg had a successful exit after selling Tushaus Computer Services to Dedicated Computing in 2011 and continuing as a member of the executive team until 2016 as the Chief Information Officer. He was responsible for the company’s information technology infrastructure and service systems, managed services and provides strategic technology leadership for key Dedicated Computing clients.
He is founder and former CEO of Tushaus Computer Services and formerly chief executive officer of Advance Cabling Solutions before selling the company in 1999. He founded Tushaus in 1993 and co-founded Advance in 1995. Both companies have seen exceptional growth under his leadership. Tushaus has grown to more than 140 employees with revenues exceeding $32 million. Advance grew to more than 35 employees with revenues exceeding $2.5 million in 1998.
Tushaus is an Inc. 500 company, a VAR Business 500 company and was selected as a FUTURE 50 company in 1996, 1997 and 1998 and Advance was selected as a FUTURE 50 company in 1998 and 1999 by the Council of Small Business Executives through the Metropolitan Association of Commerce (MMAC). Gregg Tushaus was the first individual to be listed twice on the FUTURE 50 in the same year as president and chief executive officer of two separate companies.
Gregg Tushaus received a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in management information systems from the University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee in 1986. He has been recognized by numerous business and technology organizations, and most recently received the BizStarts Milwaukee’s “Inspirational Entrepreneur” award, presented to Milwaukee area business leaders who have successfully established thriving companies in Milwaukee. Gregg was recognized in the "Who's Who" list in Milwaukee by The Business Journal and as one of The Business Journal's 40 Under 40, Wisconsin's new generation of business and community leaders. Gregg is an past member of the Milwaukee chapter of YEO (Young Entrepreneur's Organization), a member of the Rotary Club of Milwaukee, a member of the MMAC (Metropolitan Milwaukee Association of Commerce) and a member of the CEO Roundtable program through the MMAC. Gregg is a member of the prestigious Birthing of Giants program, class of 2000, co-sponsored by Inc. Magazine, YEO and MIT (Massachusetts Institute of Technology).