Chair of the Board of Directors
Tom is Co-Founder and Managing Partner of Gauge Capital, a Texas-based private equity firm and investor in Schlesinger Group.
At Gauge Capital, Tom leads the firm’s business services and technology vertical. Previously, Tom spent over 25 years leading, advising, and investing in high-growth enterprises. Most recently, he was with STG Partners, a leading private equity firm focused on technology and services investments, and led one of their portfolio companies through a highly successful turnaround and exit. Tom began his career at KPMG, where he spent 16 years and served as Managing Partner for Banking, Insurance & Investment Services and subsequently Technology, Communications & Media advisory businesses.
Tom currently also serves on the boards of Circa, Teachers of Tomorrow, eDynamic Learning, TVC Pro-Driver, irth Solutions, and Concept3D, and formerly served as a Director for several other companies. Tom received his BS and MS in accounting at Oklahoma State University and completed the Program for Leadership Development at Harvard Business School.