Greg lernihan

Chairman, Impact Foundation


Greg is committed to making a positive difference in the lives of others and has refocused his life with this purpose.  He currently dedicates his time to mentoring budding entrepreneurs, investing in impact-related companies, and supporting Christian ministries passionately serving Chicago and other parts of the world. Greg is Co-Founder of Convergint Technologies. Started in a basement in 2001, Convergint is now the world’s largest privately held electronic security firm with over 2,400 colleagues globally. Greg spent 20 years at Siemens before leaving as Sr. Vice President for North America. Active in professional and civic organizations, Greg mentors inner-city youth and serves on several boards, including a national entrepreneurship program for high school students, Impact Engine, and other impact companies he has invested in.


Greg earned a Bachelor's of Science degree in Business from Purdue University. He is married and has been blessed with three children and two grandchildren.