President and Chief Investment Officer
Tom serves as the President and Chief Investment Officer for MACH37 and the Managing Director of the CIT GAP Funds. Beginning in 2004, Tom Weithman has established and grown CIT GAP Funds, a family of seed-stage venture funds focused on making equity investments in the Commonwealth of Virginia's most promising tech, life science and clean tech companies. In forming GAP Fund I, Weithman brought together initial investment capital, developed and implemented all deal sourcing, due diligence, and portfolio management processes, and recruited all members of the investment team and GAP Fund board. Building on the success of GAP Fund I, Weithman launched the GAP BioLife Fund and the GAP Tech Fund in 2007. Through CIT GAP Funds, Weithman's team has placed more than 200 seed-stage equity investments and attracted more than $600M of private equity investment to the balance sheets of CIT GAP Funds portfolio companies. Weithman maintains leadership for all day-to-day fund operations, investment strategy, and portfolio management activity for CIT GAP Funds. Under Weithman's leadership, CIT GAP Funds and MACH37 have gained national recognition as one of the nation's most active early stage venture funds and a premiere provider of capital to cybersecurity start-ups.