Aaron Tolson Managing Director

  • StrategyPrivate Equity
  • LocationSan Francisco
  • EducationWest Point
    M.B.A., Stanford Graduate School of Business
  • Prior ExperienceBadger Mapping Solutions
    Summit Partners
    American Securities Capital Partners
    U.S. Army

Aaron is a Managing Director in the Middle Market Fund of H.I.G. Capital. Based in San Francisco, Aaron is responsible for all aspects of the investment process including sourcing, financing, and executing investments as well as helping portfolio companies with their growth and operational improvement efforts.

Aaron serves on the boards of Buck, Lionbridge, and TLC Vision and focuses on investments in the Technology, Media, and Telecom sectors.

Prior to joining H.I.G., Aaron was a Vice President at Summit Partners and American Securities and served on the boards of Unison Site Management, Presidio Holdings, Robertson Aviation, and Stride and Associates. Aaron was also previously the co-founder and CEO of a mobile enterprise software company. Earlier in his career, Aaron was an Armor Officer in the U.S. Army and served in Iraq, Bosnia, and Korea.

Aaron received his undergraduate degree from West Point and earned an MBA from the Stanford Graduate School of Business.