Mr. Cromack is a Co-Founder and Managing Director of TriArtisan. Prior to TriArtisan, Mr. Cromack was a principal in Furman Selz, which was sold in 1997 to ING Group. Mr. Cromack remained with ING Group (and the successor owner, ABN AMRO) until the beginning of 2002, serving as an executive member of the investment bank. Prior thereto, Mr. Cromack worked as a senior member in the Mergers and Acquisitions and Corporate Finance departments of Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc. Mr. Cromack started his career at the First National Bank of Chicago in its leveraged buyout corporate finance group.
Mr. Cromack received a B.A., with Distinction, in Economics from Stanford University and an M.B.A. from the University of Chicago Graduate School of Business.
Mr. Cromack was responsible for TriArtisan’s investments in The Hartz Mountain Corporation, Lord & Taylor, Fuel Systems, and Linens ‘n Things. Mr. Cromack has served on a number of corporate and not-for-profit boards, and currently serves on the board of directors of World Business Lenders, a specialty finance company founded by one of TriArtisan’s operating partners.