Eli has served as CEO of Tel-Hai since January 2014. Before that, he served as the director-general of the Kiryat Shmona Municipality for one term with the previous mayor. Prior to that, he served as the director of education at the Gilboa Regional Council. He was honorably discharged from the IDF in 2005 after over 20 years of service, most of which was served in the artillery corps.
Originally from Kiryat Shmona, Eli lives in Metulla, is married to Etti and is the father of Yarden, Ron and Yuval.
Eli graduated from Tel Aviv University with a degree in economics and received a certificate in business administration from Tel Aviv University.