Beyond Success To Significance
Thomas Hillman

Thomas Hillman

Managing Principal


Mr. Hillman has been involved with private business enterprises over the course of his career, during which time he’s owned more than 30 companies in a wide variety of industries.

Mr. Hillman is an active partner and catalyst in each investment opportunity with which he’s involved, particularly within the FTL Capital portfolio set.  He currently serves on the Advisory Board of Automation Service (process control device remanufacturer) and as Executive Chairman of Pulse Therapeutics (biomedical company).

Mr. Hillman is General Partner of Lewis & Clark Ventures (a venture capital equity growth fund headquartered in St. Louis).  He serves on the Barnes Jewish Hospital Foundation Board, is on the Board of Trustees at Washington University in St. Louis, and serves on the World President’s Organization International Board.

Mr. Hillman has previously served as Director of Answers (internet lead generation and search engine company), founding shareholder and Board member of Hoover’s, Inc. (public business content and research company), and Founder/Partner/Director of Rainforest Aquaculture Products, Inc. (a tilapia fish producer).  He was Board President of the Center of Creative Arts (St. Louis-based community performing arts center) and Chairman of the Young Presidents’ Organization – St. Louis chapter.

Mr. Hillman holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Washington University in St. Louis.