Thomas Pryma

Chief Operating Officer of AEA and Partner

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New York
Middle Market Private Equity
Years with AEA

Tom is Chief Operating Officer of AEA and a Partner on AEA’s Middle Market Private Equity team, where he focuses on investment opportunities in the industrials and services sectors. Tom serves on the boards of Ascential Technologies, Hero Digital, NES Fircroft, Numotion, Process Sensing Technologies, Redwood Logistics, SitelogIQ, Spectrum Control and TricorBraun. Tom also served on the boards of former AEA portfolio companies Behavioral Interventions, Cogent, Dematic, Evoqua Water Technologies, Houghton, Kranson, Northern China German Automotive, Pregis, ProMach, RelaDyne and Unifrax.

Prior to joining AEA, Tom worked in investment banking at Merrill Lynch.

Tom graduated with honors from Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business with a double major in finance and accounting and a minor in mathematics. Tom is also a Certified Public Accountant (inactive).

Tom serves on the Board of Advisors for Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business and is also active with Georgetown’s Pivot Program, which seeks to improve reentry by providing formerly incarcerated individuals with a blend of academic work and supported employment. Tom is also on the board of SEEDS, which changes the lives of motivated, high-achieving students from low-income families by transforming their educational opportunities.