Eric Ohlhausen is Chief Financial Officer of Navigation Capital Partners’ portfolio company, Prepaid Solutions, Inc. Prepaid Solutions is a payments company that offers prepaid debit cards to businesses and consumers, including payroll cards, general purpose reloadable cards, and loyalty/rewards cards.
Previously, Eric was a partner and principal in Elkmont Group, LLC, a firm founded to pursue new business ventures and business acquisition opportunities in conjunction with venture and private equity capital. Prior to Elkmont, Eric was SVP of Corporate Development for Caredata.com, an online syndicator of healthcare content and healthcare information business applications. At Caredata.com, he oversaw twelve acquisitions to propel company growth from $2.5 million annual revenue to $45 million. Eric was also a founder of Epic Capital Partners, a boutique M&A advisory firm specializing in buy-side and sell-side engagements for clients in the IT consulting, mortgage credit reporting, retail brokerage, telecom and software industries.
Eric began his career as a commercial lender for NationsBank (Bank of America) and co-founded LeadX, an online business lead exchange that was a forerunner to today’s social networking sites such as LinkedIn. He holds a Bachelor of Science in economics from the University of Virginia and is a member of Phi Eta Sigma national honor society. He earned an M.B.A. with Distinction from England’s Manchester Business School and studied on exchange at the M.B.A. program of the International University of Japan.