TGF Management's Investment Team
TGF Management's Administrative Team
Jim co-founded TGF Management in 1992. He previously was a Managing Director at Fortis Private Capital in New York. Other prior positions include Vice President at Merrill Lynch Venture Capital in New York, and Director of New Business at Tenneco Ventures in Houston. He has also worked in the Corporate Finance Group at Credit Suisse First Boston and the Commercial Lending Division of Chemical Bank in New York.
Jim has served on the boards of a number of TGF Management portfolio
companies, including Sterling Foods, Veridian, Lofland, and Community
Education Partners. Jim also is the Chairman of the Children's Medical
Center Foundation of Central Texas, and is an alumnus of the Texas
Lyceum and the Texas Business Hall of Fame. He is actively involved in
the Young Presidents' Organization, Association for Corporate Growth,
and the World President's Organization. Jim received his B.A. degree in
economics from Harvard College and his M.B.A. from the Harvard Business
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Stephen co-founded TGF Management in 1992. Stephen previously held the positions of Executive Vice President at Creekwood Capital Corporation, Investment Manager at Houston Industries, and Vice President at The Inverness Group, all based in Houston. He has a broad range of investment experience, including both debt and equity transactions, in multiple industry sectors.
Stephen has served on the boards of a number of TGF Management portfolio companies, including First Texas Holdings, Administaff, Veridian, TIMEC, and Omniflight, among others. He has been a director of the Association for Corporate Growth and involved in a number of other civic and educational organizations, and is an alumnus of the Texas Lyceum. He received a B.A. degree in economics from Rice University and a Master of International Management degree from the American Graduate School of International Management.
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Barry joined TGF Management in March 1999. He has over 30 years of experience in private equity investing. Prior to joining TGF Management, Barry was a Principal at Electra Fleming and a Managing Director at Fortis Private Capital, both located in New York. Barry started his career in corporate finance at the American Can Company, and worked in the M&A and Corporate Finance Groups of Mabon, Nugent & Co., and Laidlaw Adams & Peck.
Barry has invested in a diverse group of companies in a broad range of industries. He has served as a director on numerous corporate boards, including those of TGF Management portfolio companies ENSR International, NetSpend, Southern Star Concrete, FundsXpress, Orion Marine Group, and M&M Manufacturing. He is also a director of the Gladney Fund in Fort Worth, a CASA volunteer in Travis County, and participates as a member of other civic and educational organizations. He received his B.A. degree in biochemistry from Connecticut College and his M.B.A. from the University of Chicago.
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Janet joined TGF Management Corp. in July 1992 and currently serves
in the capacity of Chief Financial Officer, managing the firm's
accounting, office services, marketing, and personnel functions. Prior
to joining TGF Management Corp., she spent ten years at First City Bank
where she ultimately held the position of Assistant Vice President and
Manager of the Marketing and Support Services Departments. Janet holds a
B.A.A.S. degree in management from Texas State University.
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