Matt Gullen Managing Director

  • StrategyPrivate Equity
  • LocationMiami
  • EducationB.A., Pomona College
    M.B.A., The Wharton School
    M.A., the Lauder Institute at the University of Pennsylvania
  • Prior ExperienceMars & Co
    The Concord Group
    Comvest Partners

Matt is a Managing Director based in H.I.G. Capital’s Miami office. He is responsible for all aspects of the investment process including sourcing, transaction structuring, financing, and execution of post-closing growth and operational strategies, including add-on acquisitions.

Matt has led investments across a wide range of industries, including business services, chemicals, telecommunications, and manufacturing. He has served on the board of directors of several H.I.G. companies, including CXtec, Vantage Specialty Chemicals, Cornerstone Chemical Company, Valtris Specialty Chemicals, and Lexmark Carpet Mills.

Prior to joining H.I.G., Matt was a Consultant at Mars & Co., where he advised Fortune 500 companies in the consumer products, media, automotive and manufacturing industries in the U.S., Brazil, Japan and Malaysia. He started his career as an Analyst at The Concord Group. Matt rejoined H.I.G. in 2020 after spending three years as a Partner at Comvest Partners where he led the business services and chemicals industry verticals.

Matt earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in Mathematical Economics from Pomona College. He earned his M.B.A. from The Wharton School and his Master of Arts degree in International Studies through the Lauder Institute at the University of Pennsylvania.