Mr. Thompson joined IGP from Morgan Stanley, where he was an investment banker in the Industrial Technology and Services group in San Francisco. At Morgan Stanley, Mr. Thompson advised clients on merger and acquisition, financing, and equity transactions for public and private companies. Prior to Morgan Stanley, Mr. Thompson was an intern at The Riverside Company, a Cleveland-based middle-market private equity firm, where he focused on investments in the manufacturing and industrial services industries. Mr. Thompson began his career at Cambridge Associates advising endowment and foundation clients on building diversified private equity portfolios. Mr. Thompson earned a Masters of Business Administration degree from The Fuqua School of Business at Duke University, where he was a Fuqua Scholar, and a Bachelors of Business Administration degree, magna cum laude, from the University of New Hampshire.