Tom Hillman

Managing Partner

Successful leadership is embodied by knowing that you helped others succeed. When you look back at your own success, it should be a direct reflection of your effort to help others.


  • Managing Partner Lewis & Clark Holdings
  • Managing Partner Lewis & Clark Capital
  • Founding Partner Lewis & Clark AgriFood
  • Chairman of the Board Barnes-Jewish Hospital
  • Board of Directors BJC Healthcare
  • Trustee Washington University in St. Louis
  • Lifetime Board Member COCA (Center of Creative Arts)

Tom is a serial entrepreneur and investor, having owned more than 100 businesses in a wide variety of industries – 16 of which have experienced successful exits. Notably, Tom was an early investor in Answers, and remained on the board of the company through its nearly $1B exit.

Tom serves as Managing Partner of the Lewis & Clark family of companies, which represent an assortment of investment platforms.