Tom Connolly

Co-Founder and Managing Director


XPO Logistics [NYSE:XPO] (5 Years)

Senior Vice President, Acquisitions

EVE Partners (8 Years)

Managing Director, Investment Banking

Interflow Systems Consulting (2 Years)

Chief Operating Officer, Global Consulting

iXL Ventures (6 Years)

Vice President, Growth Investments

CBS and Fox Television (4 Years)

Business Development


Goizueta Business School at Emory University

M.B.A with focus in finance

College of Charleston

B.S. Business Administration

Tom Connolly has over 25 years of professional experience. Tom was a founding member of the senior executive team at XPO logistics where he was focused on growth strategy and was the lead M&A executive. He was responsible for the company's acquisition-related growth including the sourcing, due diligence, structuring, negotiation, and closing of acquisitions. During his tenure, XPO completed 17 acquisitions with combined enterprise value in excess of $8 billion and grew from $177 million in revenue and $10 million in EBITDA to over $15 billion and over $1.2 billion of revenue and EBITDA, respectively. XPO was ranked the fastest growing Fortune 500 company in 2015 and 2016. Prior to XPO, Tom was a managing director at EVE Partners, a boutique investment bank focused on the transportation and logistics sector.