Thomas H. Westbrook
Prior to joining Five Points Capital in 2005, Tom was a Managing Director of Allied Capital Corporation, a publicly traded $4.5 billion business development company. During his 14 year tenure at Allied, Tom directly invested $500 million in over 40 mezzanine and buy-out transactions. He served on Allied’s investment and due diligence committees and was responsible for all aspects of the investment process. Tom served on numerous portfolio company Boards of Directors and assisted with strategic decisions including evaluating acquisitions, financing alternatives and exit opportunities. Prior to joining Allied Capital, Tom was an Associate with the North Carolina Enterprise Fund. Tom began his career in finance and leveraged lending with NationsBank (now Bank of America). Tom currently serves on the boards of Linkage and Quick Med Claims. Outside of work, Tom serves on the local boards of Young Life, and Forsyth Country Day School and is an active member of Centenary United Methodist church.
Tom received an MBA from UNC’s Kenan-Flagler School of Business with a concentration in finance, and a BA in Economics from Wofford College, where he was Cum Laude graduate.