Chris Weidenhammer, CFA
Chris is the managing partner and co-founder of Tillery Capital. During his more than 20 years as an investor, he has led and/or played a significant role in 17 platform investments and 17 add-on acquisitions, across a wide range of industries, with an aggregate transaction value in excess of $1.3 billion. During this period he has invested more than $240 million in equity and completed more than $1.3 billion in financings.
He serves on the board of directors of each of Tillery Capital's portfolio companies.
Previously, Chris was a Principal at H.I.G. Capital, a leading private investment firm, where he was responsible for sourcing, financing, completing, monitoring and exiting leveraged equity investments. He served on the board of directors of seven portfolio companies. Prior to H.I.G., Chris was with two different middle market private equity investment firms specializing in the acquisition of manufacturing and distribution businesses where operational improvements were a principal element of the investment strategy, where he was responsible for sourcing, financing, completing, monitoring and exiting leveraged equity investments.
Prior to becoming a professional investor, Chris spent more than nine years in engineering and manufacturing management positions in operating companies and a management consulting firm.
Chris has an MBA in Finance and Marketing from Indiana University, a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from Lehigh University, and is a Chartered Financial Analyst.