Dominick J. Schiano is president and co-founding partner of Evergreen Capital Partners LLC. Evergreen provides advisory services and co-invests with private equity sponsors. Evergreen is currently affiliated with The Gores Group where Mr. Schiano is responsible for sourcing investment opportunities, and for providing strategic, operational and financial guidance to the firm with respect to portfolio company investments in the industrial sector.
Evergreen has previously been engaged by TowerBrook Capital Partners where Mr. Schiano was a member of the Management Advisory Board and by DLJ Merchant Banking Partners, the private equity arm of Credit Suisse where he held the position of Vice Chairman – Global Industrial Partners. Prior to forming Evergreen, Mr. Schiano served as a Managing Director and Member of the Investment Committee of Questor Partners Funds.
Previously, Mr. Schiano served in various executive roles at Textron Inc., including executive vice president and CFO of Textron Automotive, executive vice president and CFO of Textron Fastening Systems, Inc., and finally as executive vice president and general manager of Textron Fastening Systems Inc. (Threaded Products Group). Prior to Textron, Mr. Schiano held senior positions at TRW Inc., where he was responsible for mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, licensing, and strategic alliances. Prior to that, Mr. Schiano held progressively responsible finance, M&A and operating roles at Wickes Companies Inc., its predecessor, Gulf+Western Industries Inc. and Emerson Electric Company Inc.
Mr. Schiano attended Long Island University, majoring in finance and has completed the University of Pennsylvania – Wharton School Management Development Program and the Northwestern University – Kellogg School Mergers and Acquisitions Program.