"We are very pleased with Tom’s wealth of experience in the private equity field, and we welcome his contribution to our already distinguished external board whose caliber is truly unique for a privately held company such as Barry-Wehmiller," said CEO Robert Chapman said.
Mr. Patterson is a general partner at Madrone Capital Partners, an investment firm based in Menlo Park, CA. Prior to joining Madrone, he was a partner at Weston Presidio, a private equity firm focused on growth equity and leveraged buyout transactions. He received an MBA from Harvard Business School and an A.B. from Harvard College.