- Manufacturing, Transportation & Distribution
- Private equity
- Retail & consumer brands
- Transaction advisory
- Commercial and growth
Tom is responsible for leading buy- and sell-side transaction services at corporate and private equity clients. He has extensive experience in all aspects of due diligence, transaction structuring, deal negotiation and post transaction planning and execution. His specific advisory experience includes analysis of quality of earnings, working capital requirements and positions, quality of net assets and commercial due diligence.
Before coming to Grant Thornton, Tom spent four years at PolyOne Corporation, where he served as the Director of M&A. His primary responsibilities included target identification and outreach, valuation, strategic and synergy analysis, contract negotiation and overall coordination of corporate development activities globally. Prior to that, Tom was in the transaction advisory services practice at Ernst & Young in Cleveland with experience advising on a range of transactions. He has advised extensively on global and middle market side-side and carve-out transactions, along with involvement on over 150 acquisitions involving corporate acquirers and private equity clients.
Professional qualifications and memberships
- CPA — Ohio
- Bachelor of Science, Finance, Bowling Green State University
- Masters of Science, Accounting, Unviersity of Notre Dame, Mendoza College of Business
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