Hemlock Partners was founded by Tom Gioia, a 15+ year veteran with experience in both manufacturing and logistics.  Tom has built his network and skill-set through roles with leading private equity firms and multiple C-level roles in transportation & manufacturing businesses. 

Unlike other private equity investors, Tom possesses the experience of running businesses, managing operations and building teams, so he intimately understands the challenges management teams face.  Tom brings a broad network and unique experience to all of our investment opportunities.

In addition to his industrial experience, Tom holds a B.S. in Molecular Biophysics & Biochemistry from Yale University and an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School.