Allan Tessler

Emeritus Board Member
Allan Tessler is an emeritus board member, past board member and past president of the Jackson Hole Land Trust. He and his wife, Frances, reside in Jackson. An attorney and specialist in investment banking and turnaround financing, Allan has offices in both Jackson and New York. He founded International Financial Group, Inc., an international merchant banking firm, in 1987 and has served as its chairman and CEO since that time. He also serves as co-CEO, chairman and director of several other companies.

Allan started his career in the law firm of Cleary, Gottlieb, Steen & Hamilton. He has also served as counsel to Spengler, Carlson, Gubar & Churchill, and was senior managing partner of Shea & Gould. He supports his alma mater as co-chairman of the Cornell Law School Capital Campaign and as an emeritus trustee and Presidential Counselor of Cornell University. Allan is also Vice Chair of the Hudson Institute.