W. Gregory Robertson '65
(Out-of-state alumnus, appointed July 2006, reappointed July 2010)
Greg Robertson is Chairman of TM Capital Corp., a private merchant banking and financial advisory firm which he founded in 1989. With offices in New York, Atlanta and Boston, TM Capital provides a full range of financial advisory services to “middle market” companies and their Board of Directors regarding mergers and acquisitions, financing, restructuring and other strategic transactions.
Mr. Robertson was born on August 14, 1943, in Lynchburg, Virginia. He received a B.S. in Chemistry from the Virginia Military Institute in 1965 and his M.B.A. in 1970 from the Darden Graduate School of Business Administration at the University of Virginia. Between his graduate and undergraduate studies, he worked as a research chemist for E.I. du Pont de Nemours and Company and served as an officer in the Air Defense Artillery branch of the United States Army.
Prior to the founding of TM Capital Corp., Mr. Robertson was an Executive Vice President and Director of Thomson McKinnon Securities Inc., where he headed the firm's investment banking and public finance activities. From 1970 to 1985, he was employed in the investment banking division of Goldman, Sachs & Co. and was the Vice President in charge of Goldman's Oil & Gas Special Industry Group during his final five years there.
Mr. Robertson is currently a Director of C.B. Fleet Company, Inc., a privately-owned manufacturer of OTC Pharmaceuticals and personal care products, and Vicon Industries, Inc., a manufacturer of video surveillance systems which is listed on the NYSE Amex. He is a Visiting Lecturer at the Darden Graduate School of Business Administration and a former Trustee of the VMI Foundation, Inc.
During his cadet days, he was First Battalion Commander of the Corps as a First Classman, served as Historian of the Class of 1965, selected to Who’s Who in American Colleges and Universities, and not surprisingly was a member of the Investment Club for three years.
Mr. Robertson resides in New York City.