10th Annual Entrepreneur Lecture Series
Thomas Hiatt

Thomas Hiatt is the founder of Centerfield Capital Partners, one of the largest institutionally backed providers of private growth capital based in Indiana.  Centerfield Capital manages risk capital for a number of institutional investors including pension funds, financial institutions, foundations, corporations, and university endowments.

Centerfield Capital invests primarily in privately-held growth companies with revenues between $15 and $100 million, and EBITDA margins of 10 percent or more.

Hiatt has worked in private equity for more than 20 years.  He is currently chair-elect of the Board of Governors of the National Association of Small Business Investment Companies, a director of Lake City Financial Corp. and Lake City Bank, and serves as a director or trustee of several other organizations, including the Indianapolis Museum of Art.

Hiatt is a graduate of Wabash College and the Alfred P. Sloan School of Management of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. 

Lecture Series Hiatt has spoken at

2010 - "Venture Capital in the Current Economy"

2009 - "Venture Capital in the Current Economy"

2008 - "Show me the Money"

2007 - ''Foundations of New Venture Finance"