Jack Tillman

Managing Director, Mandl & Co., LLC , Atlanta, Georgia

Jack Tillman works with Mandl clients to identify opportunities to increase expendable resources for institutions, conceptualizing new models for value creation. He is particularly skilled at running the process of making things happen, managing execution closely with his clients. Jack focuses on Mandl’s outsourced strategic business and real estate development efforts.

Prior to Mandl, Jack worked with Emory and its Robert W. Woodruff Health Sciences Center for over 11 years where his work was focused on creating economic value by implementing enterprise real estate strategies, integrating research with healthcare, monetizing intellectual capital and know-how, enhancing translational science, and consolidating and optimizing corporate functions and joint ventures.

Examples of his execution work include his recent co-leadership with Mike Mandl of Emory’s $50.9 million acquisition of 60-acres at Executive Park in Brookhaven, Georgia where he continues working with Emory and Cousins Properties on post-acquisition activity. He led the market facing process for the spin-off and equity monetization of Emory Genetics Laboratory which resulted in a $41.25 million monetization of the controlling membership interest in EGL through a joint venture with Eurofins Scientific.

Jack is particularly skilled at crafting asset delivery, finance, and ownership models utilizing affiliated, conduit owner, and joint venture entities. For example, he conceived of and executed the implementaiton of Emory affiliated entities including EGL Genetic Diagnostics, LLC, Emory Innovations, Inc., and EmTech, Inc., and previously led Emory’s restructure, rebrand, and membership sale and substitution of T3 Labs, Inc. to the Georgia Center for Medical Innovation, Inc. Under his leadership, each of these companies engaged in non-traditional and non-academic enterprise with missions to support and enhance broader goals of Emory as well as Georgia Tech in the case of EmTech and GCMI.