The Tokarz Group is proud to have a management team with deep and varied investment experience and vision.


Michael T. Tokarz New York

Mr. Tokarz currently serves as Chairman and Portfolio Manager of the Fund and as Manager of the Adviser. Mr. Tokarz is also the Managing Member of The Tokarz Group, a private merchant bank, since 2002. In addition, Mr. Tokarz is a principal and investment team member of PPC Enterprises LLC, a registered investment adviser. Prior to this, Mr. Tokarz was a senior General Partner and Administrative Partner at Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co., a private equity firm specializing in management buyouts. He also currently serves on the corporate board of Mueller Water Products, Inc. He is Chairman Emeritus and is a member of the Board of the University of Illinois Foundation, and serves on its executive committee, investment policy committee and finance committee. He is also a member of the Board of Managers for Illinois Ventures, LLC and Illinois Emerging Technology Fund LLC. Mr. Tokarz serves as a director for the following portfolio companies of the Fund: Custom Alloy Corporation, MVC Automotive Group GmbH, and MVC Partners LLC. He also serves as a director of Focus Pointe Global, Gibdock Limited, and Plymouth Rock Energy, LLC, all portfolio companies of MVC Private Equity Fund, L.P. He was previously on the board of CNO Financial, Walter Investment Management, Walter Energy, IDEX Corporation, Lomonosov, and Athleta, Inc. Additionally, he was on the boards of Turf Products, LLC, until the asset was converted to debt, Timberland Machines & Irrigation, Inc., Dakota Growers Pasta Company, Harmony Health and Beauty, Inc., Harmony Pharmacy & Health Centers, Inc., Summit Research Labs, Inc. Ohio Medical Corporation, and Huamei Capital Company, formerly portfolio companies of the Fund.