Tyrone Cole is the Founder, Chairman, and CEO of Cole Global Enterprise, Inc. He directs CGE’s investment strategy and decisions, firm governance, and consulting relations. CGE currently oversees a portfolio of multiple manufacturing and technology companies. CGE was founded in 2000 as a manufacturing and technology consulting firm and transitioned into mergers and acquisitions in 2010. Since this transition, Mr. Cole has overseen multiple completed transactions by the firm representing millions in transaction value.
Born in Wisconsin to two parents with business acumen and degrees. As a Chick Evans Scholarship recipient, Mr. Cole trained in engineering at the University of Wisconsin, earning his BS in Industrial Engineering. After graduation from Wisconsin, Mr. Cole launched his career as a manufacturing and technology consultant with Oracle Corporation in Chicago, IL. While at Oracle, Tyrone implemented enterprise solutions for Fortune 500 companies. Mr. Cole excelled with Oracle and was promoted twice from junior consult to principal consultant. This eventually lead to an offer from Computer Science Corporation as Enterprise Business Systems Practice Manager in July of 1998. There he successfully managed consulting practice budgets, oversaw staff, and lead business development initiatives.
In 2000, Mr. Cole launch CGE in Silicon Valley, CA where his team successfully implemented solution form middle to major market companies worldwide. He earned an MBA in Finance and Acquisitions from Pepperdine business school in 2008. This lead to mergers/acquisitions where he leverages his consulting skills maximizing rapid company growth.
Mr. Cole also donates regularly to Boys & Girls Clubs, YMCA, and YWCA among many other philanthropic activities.
B.S. in Industrial Engineering, University of Wisconsin
MBA, Concentration Acquisitions and Finance, Pepperdine Business School
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