B.S. in Chemical Engineering, University of Notre Dame
M.B.A. Harvard Business School
Tom Hedrick is an operating partner of The Stephens Group, LLC.
Tom has been a private equity investor since 1995. In that time he has participated in over 30 private investments, serving on the Board of Directors of more than half of those companies. As part of his partnership with The Stephens Group, Tom is an investor and board member of Armor Defense, Inc. and vXchnge Holdings, LLC.
Tom is currently the CEO of Avance, a non-profit dedicated to assisting under-resourced families with young children in overcoming isolation and lack of opportunity.
From 1987-2002, Tom was with McKinsey and Company, Inc. where he ended his tenure as a Director (senior partner). While at McKinsey, Tom was the managing partner of the Dallas office, a co-leader in the global high-tech practice and the leader of the Texas private equity practice. Tom began his career as an engineer at Exxon Company USA.