Tom is responsible for sourcing and executing new investment opportunities and leading the firms Bay Area operations. Prior to joining Canapi, Tom was a Partner at Centana Growth Partners, a financial services and software focused growth equity firm. While at Centana, Tom served on the board of True Link Financial, and was a board observer Of Ease (acquired by Employee Navigator) and Sentieo (acquired by AlphaSense). Before Centana, Tom spent nine years at General Atlantic, in both their New York and Palo Alto offices, where he focused on investments in both the financial services and technology sectors.
Tom began his career in the investment banking division of Morgan Stanley in New York, where he worked with clients in the commercial banking, asset management, and specialty finance sectors. Tom received his MBA from Stanford University Graduate School of Business. While in graduate school, Tom worked for the San Francisco 49ers on a variety of strategic initiatives, including the successful bid by the 49ers and the San Francisco Bay Area to host Super Bowl 50. Tom holds a BA in government and legal studies from Bowdoin College.