Investment Partners

Michael J. Tyree

Co-Chief Executive Officer and Managing Partner
mtyree@tdpfund.com

Michael is Co-Chief Executive Officer, Managing Partner, and Co-Founder of Tyree & D’Angelo Partners. Along with Enzo, Michael manages all day to day aspects of the firm and oversees all phases of Tyree & D’Angelo Partners while also serving as a member of all portfolio company boards.

Michael has almost two decades of leading private equity investment and corporate finance experience. He previously worked at Flexpoint Ford which managed $1 billion of investment capital from Illinois and New York and was one of the initial investment professionals hired. Michael also worked at Stark Investments in Wisconsin, at the time a $15 billion hedge fund investing in equity securities. Prior to entering private equity, Michael worked in corporate finance and merger & acquisition advisory for different sized healthcare companies while at Lazard investment banking in New York.

Michael holds an MBA from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University and an undergraduate double major in economics and biological sciences with Phi Beta Kappa and Student Marshal distinction from the University of Chicago.

Enzo A. D'Angelo

Co-Chief Executive Officer and Managing Partner
edangelo@tdpfund.com

Enzo is Co-Chief Executive Officer, Managing Partner, and Co-Founder of Tyree & D’Angelo Partners. Along with Michael, Enzo manages all day to day aspects of the firm and oversees all phases of Tyree & D’Angelo Partners while also serving as a member of all portfolio company boards.

Enzo brings almost two decades of leading private equity investment and corporate finance experience. He previously worked at Norwest Equity Partners which managed $5 billion of investment capital from Minnesota, Wind Point Partners which managed $2 billion of investment capital from Illinois and Michigan, and American Securities which managed $2 billion of investment capital from New York. Prior to entering the private equity industry, Enzo focused on corporate finance merger & acquisition advisory and lending for private equity investments while at Credit Suisse investment banking in New York.

Enzo holds an MBA with honors from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University, is a Chartered Financial Analyst, and received an undergraduate business degree with honors from the Richard Ivey School of Business at the University of Western Ontario.

James L. Tyree

Chairman and Managing Partner
jtyree@tdpfund.com

James has a distinguished career in health care operations and M&A spanning more than thirty years. He is Chairman, Managing Partner, and Co-Founder of Tyree & D’Angelo Partners and serves as a member of all portfolio company boards. He previously held numerous executive positions at Abbott Laboratories including Executive Vice President Global Pharmaceuticals, President Abbott Biotech Ventures, Senior Vice President Global Nutrition, and Corporate Vice President Pharmaceutical and Nutritional Products Group Business Development. Prior to joining Abbott, he held leadership positions at Sugen Inc., Bristol-Myers Squibb, and Pfizer.

James currently serves as an independent board member for several public and private healthcare companies, including as an independent director and Chairman of the Nomination and Governance Committee for Depomed, Inc. (NASDAQ: DEPO) and independent director and Chairman of the Compensation and Audit Committees for ChemoCentryx, Inc. (NASDAQ: CCXI). His current private board activities include Executive Chairman for SonarMed, Inc. and Non-Executive Chairman for Genelux Corporation. James' prior experience includes serving as an independent director and Vice Chairman of Innoviva, Inc. (NASDQ: INVA), director of TAP Pharmaceuticals Inc., Sugen Inc. (acquired, formerly NASDAQ: SUGN), and director of Triangle Pharmaceuticals Inc. (acquired, formerly Nasdaq: VIRS).

James has been active in a number of educational and local Illinois endeavors. He served as a member of the Advisory Board of the University of Chicago Graduate School of Business. He also dedicated a significant amount of time to Indiana University and Northwestern Schools of Business. He was a Member of Richard M. Daley’s Chicago Mayor’s Council of Technology Advisors. He also chaired, at the request of the Illinois Governor, a council of advisors to develop a new strategic plan for the Illinois Medical District. He is a past Chairman of the Illinois Biotechnology Industry Organization (iBIO). James earned his MBA from the Kelley School of Business at Indiana University, as well as two bachelor degrees in psychology and forensic studies from Indiana University.

Ryan B. Griffith

Principal
rgriffith@tdpfund.com

Ryan brings almost a decade of private equity and investment banking experience. He previously worked at Prism Capital which managed almost $200 million of investment capital from Chicago. Prior to entering the private equity industry, Ryan focused on corporate finance merger & acquisition advisory while at Houlihan Capital in Chicago.

Ryan holds an MBA from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University, and received an undergraduate finance degree from Augustana College.

Nathan C. Miller

Principal
nmiller@tdpfund.com

Nathan brings almost a decade of private equity and investment banking experience. He previously worked at CHS (Code Hennessy & Simmons) Capital which managed $2.3 billion of investment capital from Chicago. Nathan also worked in corporate finance and merger & acquisition advisory at Goldman, Sachs & Co. in New York and Lincoln International in Chicago.

Nathan holds an MBA from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University and received an undergraduate business degree with distinction from the Kelley School of Business at Indiana University.

Justin M. Wolfe

Principal
jwolfe@tdpfund.com

Justin brings over fifteen years of private equity and portfolio company experience. He previously worked at Home Infusion Partners and Midwest Dental, a private equity backed Dental Support Organization affiliated with almost 150 dental practice locations. Prior to entering the private equity industry, Justin focused on mergers & acquisitions, operations, and corporate sales and marketing while at Manus Dental and Johnson & Johnson.

Justin holds a BS from Southern Illinois University, Carbondale.