Tom joined Summit Partners in 1989 and today manages Summit Partners Credit Advisors, which he cofounded.
Tom has served as a board director of more than 30 companies, including seven public companies. He currently serves on the boards of Aurora Diagnostics and Infor Global Solutions. His prior directorships include AmeriPath (NASDAQ: PATH, later acquired by Quest Diagnostics), Fiber Options (acquired by Sentrol Life Safety Systems), Pacer Electronics (acquired by Anixter International), Rehab Management Services (acquired by Integrated Health Services), Saber Software (NASDAQ: SABR, later acquired by McAfee), Sybari Software (acquired by Microsoft) and vente-privee.com.
Prior to Summit, Tom was an analyst at Booz Allen Hamilton. He received an AB in economics, magna cum laude, from Princeton University and an MBA from Harvard Business School, where he was a Baker Scholar.
Tom currently serves as a trustee of Princeton University and is a member of Harvard University’s Committee on University Resources. Previously, Tom served for nine years as a trustee at the Fessenden School in West Newton, Massachusetts, including two terms as board chair, and as President of the New England Venture Capital Association. Additionally, Tom is a long-time youth soccer coach.