TIMOTHY MORRIS, Jr. – Senior Advisor – Investment Committee Member
Tim serves as Senior Advisor to ScaleWerks Holdings, assisting with the structuring, negotiation and closing of ScaleWerk's Investments. He has been a Partner with Morris Capital Management, LLC since 2003. During his time there, He has played a critical role in structuring and closing 11 investments, 7 of which have been purchases out of Chapter 11 bankruptcy. The acquired companies come from a variety of ‘old economy’ businesses, including a brass foundry, a contract cosmetics manufacturer, and a manufacturer of woven polypropylene bags. His duties have involved making the initial acquisition proposal, performing due diligence, arranging bank financing, negotiating the legal documents, and serving on the Boards of portfolio companies post-close.
Tim served as an associate in investment banking for ING Financial Markets, LLC and CDC IXIS Capital Markets North America, Inc., both located in New York. He worked primarily on transactions involving the securitization of corporate assets, which were funded either through the banks' balance sheet, commercial paper conduits or the placement of term securities with investors. He worked on transactions raising between $50 million and $6 billion each for companies in a variety of industries, including the credit card, airline and retail clothing industries.
He has also worked in a variety of positions in the construction and hospitality industries in locations including Boulder, CO, Seattle, WA, Asheville, NC and Yellowstone National Park. He has an MBA from The University of Tennessee and a BA from Duke University.