Mr. May is the Founder and Managing Partner of CORE Industrial Partners and is responsible for overseeing all activities of the firm.
CORE is a Chicago-based private equity firm with over $700 million of capital commitments investing exclusively in lower middle market manufacturing, industrial technology, and industrial service companies. We believe we go beyond the traditional private equity approach and use our capital, insight, and unique operational expertise to build great companies.
CORE has been one of the most active acquirers of 3D printing and digital manufacturing companies in North America over the past several years. CORE’s current portfolio includes several 3D printing companies including Fathom (NYSE: FATH), 3DXTECH, Gearbox, Triton and Re3dtech.
Mr. May graduated with Honors from East Carolina University with a business degree. He currently serves on the East Carolina University Foundation, Inc. Board of Directors and is Co-Vice Chair of the Investment Committee. He is also Co-Founder and Chairman of the Board for Imerman Angels, a 501(c)(3) Chicago-based cancer support organization. He also is an active member of YPO (Young Presidents’ Organization), a member of The Economic Club of Chicago, an Advisory Board member of the Industrial Exchange and obtained his Level I Sommelier accreditation from The International Sommelier Guild.