Grain Management Expands Operational Team with the Addition of Tom Walker as Chief Financial Officer

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WASHINGTON, January 26, 2022--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Grain Management, LLC ("Grain"), a leading private investment firm focused on the global communications sector, announced today that Tom Walker has joined the firm as Managing Director and Chief Financial Officer, augmenting and building upon the expertise of the existing team.

Walker has had an extensive career in alternatives, most recently serving as Chief Financial Officer at hedge fund Spruce House Investment Management and as Partner and Chief Financial Officer at Riverstone Holdings. Walker also held roles at Carlyle Group, Hampshire Equity Partners, and Ripplewood Holdings.

"We are excited to be adding even more breadth to the leadership team here at Grain, increasing operational excellence and transparency on behalf of our partners. Tom is a welcome addition to an already exceptional group, bringing acumen and decades of experience to our Operations team," said David Grain, Founder and CEO of Grain Management. "Working together with Tom as we continue to increase our scale will open doors for achieving even more value in our global investment portfolio."

"I am looking forward to stepping into this role, building upon the Firm’s financial and operational expertise and continuing to enhance the Firm’s value and brand," said Walker. "Joining Grain presents a tremendous opportunity to work alongside a first-class team in such a critical industry. Now is an exciting time to be working together to accelerate the mission, increasing the impact Grain has on technology, businesses, and communities worldwide."

Walker joined the Firm in January 2022, and he will report directly to the CEO.

About Grain Management

Grain Management, LLC is a leading private investment firm that focuses on communications infrastructure and technology companies that connect the world to the information economy. Founded in 2007, the Firm invests exclusively in the global telecommunications sector, employing a rigorous, data-based process buoyed by deep industry expertise to identify investment opportunities in key areas of communications infrastructure, including fiber networks, wireless spectrum, and cell towers. For more information visit

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