Mr. Weaver is responsible for operations growth and value creation in TVV’s portfolio companies. Prior to joining TVV, Ken spent over 30 years in a series of increasingly responsible leadership positions with Bridgestone Corporation. His last three assignments were as President of Bridgestone North American Tire Commercial Sales, Chief Financial Officer of Bridgestone Americas and Chairman, CEO & President of Firestone Diversified Products. Mr. Weaver earned both his bachelor’s degree in business and his masters of business administration degree from Pennsylvania State University.
Ken is responsible for fund portfolio company operations and value creation by working with management to improve efficiency and effectiveness through implementation of Fortune 500 management practices. He increases EBITDA and cash flow by systematically and aggressively pursuing all opportunities for capital-efficient profitable growth. He builds leadership in portfolio companies through executive recruiting, alignment, onboarding and coaching. He supports M&A activities through preparation and execution of 100-Day plans and evaluation of potential portfolio companies. Ken works closely with management teams to give high level guidance, help identify and implement growth strategies and support the day-to-day operations of portfolio companies.