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Thomas K. Churbuck
OPERATING PARTNER

Mr. Churbuck primarily focuses on the sourcing and strategic positioning of portfolio investments and portfolio company management recruiting. Since joining AE Industrial in 2007, Mr. Churbuck has been actively involved with a number of companies specializing in both aerospace and power generation, and currently sits on the boards of AE Industrial portfolio companies: BHI Energy, Gryphon Technologies, Resolute Industrial and Kellstrom Aerospace. Mr. Churbuck has also served on the boards of Advanced Mobile Power Systems, Power Systems Mfg. (PSM) and Sequa. Prior to joining AE Industrial, Mr. Churbuck was a co-founding partner of PSM where he served as President & CEO since its inception in 1998. PSM developed and sold low-emissions combustion systems for industrial gas power plants – growing from a start-up to a 120-person, engineering-focused power business that was sold to Calpine in 2000, and Alstom SA in 2007. Mr. Churbuck served in the U.S. Army Special Forces (Green Berets), graduated from the John F. Kennedy Special Warfare Center and completed coursework at the Defense Systems Management College.