Tom Tomlinson

Operating Partner
(612) 220-4600

Mr. Tomlinson is an Operating Partner at Blue Wolf Capital Partners. Mr. Tomlinson has over 30 years of diverse experience across multiple industries, including healthcare, consumer products, finance and aviation. He has served as a senior executive, including CEO and CFO, with public and privately owned companies.

Prior to joining the firm in 2018, Mr. Tomlinson served as CEO of Alliance Healthcare Services, a leading healthcare provider that operates in 45 states and provides clinical care and hospital-centric outsourcing solutions within radiology, oncology and interventional pain management. Prior to joining Alliance, Mr. Tomlinson served as the CEO for Midwest Dental, and spent 10 years with the Center for Diagnostic Imaging (CDI) in several senior roles – including CEO, President and COO, and Senior Vice President and CFO. During his tenure, he played a key role in CDI’s growth and development while creating the second-largest radiology and related services organization in the U.S. through the merger of Insight Imaging and CDI.

Prior to that, Mr. Tomlinson spent 17 years in predominantly finance-related roles, including as Executive Vice President and CFO of Department 56, a publicly traded wholesale and retail consumer products company; and President of Harmon Solutions Group, an insurance claim outsourcing company. He has also held numerous finance and development positions with organizations such as Northwest Airlines and American Airlines.

Mr. Tomlinson received a B.A. from the University of St. Thomas and a M.B.A. from Columbia University.