Tom joined AEA in 2004 to help implement AEA’s private debt investing effort and was promoted to Partner in 2006. In 2021, Tom was promoted to Chief Operating Officer. He is a member of the investment committees of the mezzanine and senior loan funds.
Prior to joining AEA, Tom spent over thirteen years at Credit Suisse First Boston in a number of areas including leveraged finance and financial sponsor coverage, high yield finance and corporate restructurings and reorganizations. During his tenure at Credit Suisse First Boston, he completed over 60 transactions for over $14 billion in total value, including senior bank loans, bridge loans, high yield offerings, equity offerings and merger and acquisition transactions.