Tim Palmer

Co-Founder and Managing Director, Charlesbank Capital Partners, LLC

Prior to co-founding Charlesbank in 1998, Tim was a managing director of Harvard Private Capital Group, the firm’s predecessor. He joined Harvard Private Capital in 1990. Previously, Tim was with The Field Corporation, a private equity firm based in Chicago, where he was responsible for private investments in the media and communications industries. Before that, he practiced law for several years with Sidley & Austin, Chicago, primarily in the areas of corporate finance and mergers and acquisitions.

Tim serves on the boards of CIFC, Peacock Engineering, Princeton Review and TLC Vision. He holds a bachelor’s degree from Purdue University, a JD from the University of Virginia and an MBA from the University of Chicago.

A native of St. Louis, Tim and his wife live in Weston, MA, and have three children.

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