- Turnaround/refinancing of $250M seafood distributor and sale of $50M division
- Turnaround of $60M recycling business
Most recently, Tom was a Senior Associate at Patriarch Partners LLC, a Collateralized Loan Obligation backed private equity firm with control-oriented investments in distressed middle-market companies. He was directly responsible for a portfolio of five companies spanning the healthcare, consumer products, textiles, manufacturing and aerospace industries. His responsibilities included the development and implementation of cost-saving and growth strategies, value-maximizing restructuring/refinancing plans, strategic M&A, and bankruptcy reorgs. Tom performed financial analyses to ensure operational efficiencies and financial integrity was met by constructing integrated models to track cash flows, monthly performance to budget and projection scenarios. He also drafted regular update memos for the fund manager, conducted due diligence and provided business rationale to legal counsel in drafting credit/shareholder agreements, amendments, and other legal documents. Tom also improved business processes through the introduction of technical solutions.
Prior to that, Tom worked as an associate for BNY Mellon in the financial planning and control group where he specialized in modeling, budgeting and management reporting. He increased reporting efficiency across business units and streamlined the processing of financial data into reporting applications. Tom also led the design and implementation of a new data warehouse reporting system integrated with the general ledger.
Tom began his career as a consultant for IBM Business Consulting Services where he provided business analysis and programming expertise, delivering work products for a full implementation lifecycle of ERP finance, benefits, and payroll systems. His clients spanned the financial services and pharmaceutical sectors.
Tom holds a BS in Operations Research from Columbia University, School of Engineering as well as a MBA in Finance from New York University, Stern School of Business.
Tom currently resides in New Jersey and enjoys skiing, tennis, and coaching soccer.