Nelda J. Connors is the Founder and CEO of Pine Grove Holdings, LLC, a firm that co-invests and provides advisory services to various privately-held companies and private equity firms. Since founding Pine Grove in 2011, Ms. Connors has overseen transactions representing over $300M in enterprise value.
Her recognized expertise and sought-after strategic counsel currently place her on the public Board of Directors of Boston Scientific, Delphi Technologies, Echo Global Logistics and EnerSys Corporation. She was formerly a public director for Blount International, Vesuvius, and Clarcor Corporation. She is a NACD Board Leadership Fellow.
Nelda had the unique experience of a directorship with the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago during the global economic downturn until 2017 and serving as an independent consultant to the Department of Justice’s Takata airbag investigation until 2016. Ms. Connors has lived and worked in Japan, Germany and China.