Gregory L. Stangle, ESQ.

Co-Founder & Principal


Greg Stangle is a co-founder and Principal with IG2. IG2 provides merger and acquisition advisory, legal and consulting services to the secure destruction and records and information management (“RIM”) industry. Greg has founded and built independent information management, secure destruction and source code escrow businesses which were ultimately sold to publicly traded companies. Greg is a frequent speaker on M&A, legal and business topics in the secure destruction and RIM space including at both PRISM International and NAID events. He has been involved in policy and best practices including key contributions to the PRISM form agreements overhaul. Greg is
an experienced corporate, M&A, securities and technology attorney. Prior to founding IG2 Data Security, Inc. in 2002, Greg practiced law with the firms Piper Rudnick (DLA) and Freeborn & Peters.

A skilled negotiator and business strategist, Greg has advised domestic and international clients ranging from start-up and emerging growth companies to publicly traded corporations. Greg has personally handled hundreds of deals with total deal values into the billions of dollars. In addition to secure destruction and RIM, Greg’s experience spans a wide variety of industries including professional services, technology,
manufacturing, telecommunications, healthcare, financial services, major retail, entertainment, advertising, insurance/reinsurance, franchising, real estate and transportation. In addition, Greg has served as an expert witness in high stakes business
litigation. An entrepreneur by nature, Greg has been both a founder and investor in other private businesses. Prior to becoming an M&A advisor and attorney, Greg worked in business development for a multi-national insurer as well as accounting, finance and
treasury for a major investment firm.

Greg earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Accountancy from the University of Illinois
at Urbana-Champaign and his Juris Doctor degree from DePaul University College of Law. While at DePaul, his article on diplomatic relations was published in the DePaul Digest of International Law and he completed a federal legal internship with the US Department of
Housing and Urban Development. Greg lives in Hinsdale, Illinois with his wife and three sons.