Thomas Kelly

Thomas Kelly

Thomas Kelly
Equim ADR
299 Milwaukee Street
Suite 450
Denver, CO 80206
Phone: 303-333-1264
Cell phone: 303-668-2628

Professional Experience

CHB Capital Partners Denver, CO 1994 – Present

Co-Founder and General Partner

CHB Capital Partners is a private equity firm which provides capital and expertise to growth companies in the lower middle market (revenues <$100MM) in North America. CHB’s investment strategy is focused on working closely with strong management teams in well-positioned companies using proprietary investment frameworks to deliver value to shareholders. Using a rigorous and disciplined approach centered on infrastructure development, operating improvements and revenue enhancements, CHB has generated a gross IRR in excess of 25% since inception. Equim ADR Denver, CO 2012 – Present Founder and President Equim ADR is a professional firm which provides mediation and arbitration services to parties seeking dispute resolution outside of the court room. Equim ADR specializes in disputes involving shareholders and other stakeholders of public and private companies, mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures and partnerships as well as disputes involving corporate governance, executive compensation, family wealth, inheritance, trusts and money management. Education Harvard University Boston, MA 1982 - 1984 Master of Business Administration Yale University New Haven, CT 1976 - 1980 Bachelor of Science Magna Cum Laude Double Major: Economics and Administrative Sciences (Intensive) with Distinction Non-Profit Board Experience German Marshall Fund, Member of Board of Trustees and Budget & Finance and Investment Committees Rainwater Charitable Foundation, Member of Investment Committee The Denver Foundation, Member of Board of Trustees and Investment Committee Le Rosey Foundation, Founding Member of Board of Trustees Graland Country Day School, Former Trustee Denver Botanic Gardens, Former Trustee Additional Experience Guest Lecturer, Family Business Studies, Harvard Graduate School of Business Administration Certified Member of Roster of Neutrals, Arbitration Association of America (AAA) Certified Dispute Mediator, Program on Negotiation at Harvard Law School Champion and Co-creator, YPO Family Business Conflict Resolution Workshop

Practice Areas

  • Business
  • Civil Matters
  • Community
  • Family Related
  • Probate, Estate & Trust
  • Real Estate