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Senior Partners


Tom is a Senior Partner at Brightstar and a Member of the Investment Committee. He currently serves as Chairman of the Board of Global Resale, a Brightstar portfolio company. Tom has continued to work closely with Andrew Weinberg since 2007 when he served as Vice Chairman of the Board of Brightstar Corp. which was sold to Softbank in 2014. He is a Co-founder and Chairman of the Board of Managers of Meritage Capital, an investment management firm specializing in multi-manager hedge funds. Tom’s career spans over 35 years and includes extensive experience in corporate finance, manufacturing, finance operations, and global financial markets.

Prior to establishing Meritage in 2003, Tom served in various senior positions at Dell, including CFO, SVP of Business Development and Strategy, and Managing Director of Dell Ventures. Prior to joining Dell, he was VP and Treasurer for Sun Microsystems and Co-Founder and GM of Amdahl Capital Corporation. Tom currently serves on the board of directors of Bazaarvoice, IPX, Key Concierge, Nulo, Rallyhood, Verb and Umbel.