Eric Allyn

Eric Allyn

Eric Allyn is the former Chairman of the Board of Directors of Welch Allyn, Inc, a company owned by the Allyn Family for 100 years, and sold in the year 2015. Today, he is Managing Member of 50 State LLC, the entity that manages proceeds from the sale of Welch Allyn. In addition, Mr. Allyn is Chief Investment Officer for 50 State, LLC and serves as Trustee to over 75 Family Trusts. Outside of his work with his family, he also serves on the Board of Health Care Originals; serves as LP Advisor to Armory Square Ventures; serves on Upstate Medical University Council; on the Board of Directors of the Allyn Family Foundation, where he has chaired the Investment Committee since 2008, and several other organizations. Mr. Allyn is Founder and Managing Partner of two private Investment Funds, which he has managed since 2011, and is a past board member at GOJO (makers of Purell), Pharma Tech Industries, Eagle Dream Health, Hand-Held Products, The Gifford Foundation (Investment Committee Chairman), NYS Business Council, and Family Firm Institute (FFI). He also served on the Board of Directors Auburn Community Hospital (past-Chairman), the Hospital Trustees of New York State (Chairman), and Hospital Association of New York State (HANYS). He is a frequent speaker nationally and internationally on the topics of family business governance, family enterprises, philanthropy, and investment management. He is a graduate of Dartmouth College, and earned his MBA from University of Virginia (Darden School). Mr. Allyn’s depth of experience in leadership, mergers and acquisitions, and capital markets, along with his prominence and philanthropic work in the Central New York market, will provide diverse experience, knowledge and opportunities for the Company’s governance, business prospects and capital market reach.