Tom Bain, CFA

Tom Bain, CFA

Managing Director

Tom is a Managing Director within the Private Capital Group. He is responsible for originating, executing, and managing private investments in growth companies, private equity funds, and debt funds.

Tom is an experienced venture and private equity investor, with over 15 years of industry focus in the information technology sector. Prior to joining Columbia Partners, he spent 6 years at Columbia Capital focused on technology venture investing, and was actively involved in over 20 portfolio companies and 40+ private financing rounds. Tom began his investment career with Deutsche Banc Alex. Brown, where he was an equity research analyst covering the communications equipment and semiconductor industry groups. He also has prior IT consulting and engineering experience with the Gartner Group and Nortel Networks, respectively.

Tom received his B.S. in Operations Research and Information Engineering from Cornell University and is a Chartered Financial Analyst.