David TileySenior Operating Partner
David Tiley joined the Cleveland office of ACP in 2020. He works with the investment team and portfolio company management on growth initiatives and operational priorities.
Prior to joining ACP, David was a Senior Operating Partner and Operating Partner at The Riverside Company. During his 11 years at Riverside, David and his team helped implement an improved operating rhythm and updated the operating partner profile. As a Senior Operating Partner and Operating Partner, David served as Chairman of the Board for multiple companies and was responsible for building out the operating team to capitalize on opportunities.
Prior to Riverside, David served as Senior Vice President of Global Services at Celestica Inc., a Canadian electronics manufacturing services company, where he built and scaled multiple new service offerings to change the value proposition of the business. Prior to Celestica, David founded three start-up companies — Alventive Inc., Visionary Design Systems (VDS), and IronCAD. Under David’s leadership, VDS made #58 on Inc. 500’s Fastest Growing Private Companies and IronCAD received numerous product innovation awards for its computer-aided design platform. David started his career with Hewlett-Packard, Inc. in sales and sales management.
BS in Mechanical Engineering from Purdue University.
Outside of work, David enjoys spending time with his wife and three kids. In his free time, David serves on the Board of Trustees for Restore Addiction Recovery, a faith-based addiction treatment and recovery program founded in 2017 to respond to the growing crisis of substance abuse in Ohio. David has been active locally and nationally in Young Life and has been a high school football coach on and off for 10 years.
David and the operations team oversee all of ACP’s portfolio companies.