President and Chief Investment Officer
Tom Caughlin is President and Chief Investment Officer of Jones Companies, where he facilitates the strategic direction and growth of the existing Jones Companies and looks for new opportunities to deploy capital into growing sustainable businesses. Jones Companies is a group of 9 privately owned entities that operate in 42 states across the country, serving in a variety of industries from recycling to pipeline services.
Prior to joining Jones, Tom was a Principal with the CapStreet Group, a lower middle market private equity firm focused on investing in industrial and business services companies. During his time at CapStreet, Tom served on the boards Gulf Stream Marine, Ontellus, Thorpe Plant Maintenance & Engineering, Incentive Solutions, and APG, and was a member of the firms Investment Committee. Tom began his career at Amegy Bank, where he focused on publicly traded, middle market, and private equity sponsored companies and co-managed the bank's private equity portfolio.
Tom Received his BBA in Managerial finance from the University of Mississippi and his MBA from Rice University, where he was a Jones Scholar.