Mr. Tom Gores is a Co-Founder and serves as the Chairman & Chief Executive Officer at Platinum Equity. He serves as General Partner at York Ventures. He serves as Chairman & Chief Executive Officer at Tiger Merger. Early in his career, Mr. Gores was an active investor in smaller businesses, where companies often trade principally on their good word and ability to follow through on what they promise. Mr. Gores holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Michigan State University. He is also the Owner of Detroit Pistons Basketball Company. He is also an Angel Investor.