Tom is a search fund Board Member and investor in situations where he can be active with entrepreneurs in the company's long-term journey-- typically in growth strategy, business development, and capital allocation / M&A. Tom is an operator, advisor, and private investor with Greenwich Point Capital.
He was formerly Co-CEO of Morningside, a search fund-backed business services company that scaled into a major global IP player, and a senior executive at Sterling from its early days through exponential growth into the world's largest background screening company. Tom holds an MBA from Harvard Business School and an A.B. from Princeton University.
"Understand that when you buy a small business, you're buying a loosely functioning disaster with decades of baggage, bad habits, and skeletons. If you expect anything less than hard work, difficult situations, and unexpected challenges, you're a fool. Also, it can be awesome." - Brent Beshore