CW Industrial Partners


Accomplished Team Members with Proven Leadership Track Record Promoted


Cleveland, Ohio (June 17, 2022) – John Corrigan and Matt Lombardo, were promoted to Partner at CW Industrial Partners (CWI). John and Matt have been strong stewards of the CW Industrial Partners brand and leaders of the firm.

Prior to their promotions, both John and Matt were responsible for working with portfolio company management to drive value through formulation and execution of strategic plans, portfolio company governance and oversight, developing industrial-focused investment themes and sourcing new investment opportunities.

John previously worked at EY in the Transaction Advisory Services and Assurance practices. He joined CW Industrial Partners in 2010 as an Associate and has taken on progressive roles at the firm.  John assumed a leading role in many CWI platform and add on acquisitions over the past twelve years, has been a leading voice in the corporate governance of several portfolio companies and has driven multiple successful exits for CW investors.

“I consider myself fortunate to be surrounded with such talented people at CW Industrial Partners and look forward to continuing to partner with them in growing industrial businesses,” said John Corrigan.

Matt Lombardo joined CW Industrial Partners in 2015 as a Senior Associate.  Throughout his tenure, Matt invested in numerous companies (platform and add on), led multiple value creation initiatives with portfolio companies and was instrumental in several exits.  Prior to joining CW Industrial Partners, Matt worked at Robert W. Baird as an investment banking associate and Victory Capital as an equity investor and portfolio manager.

“I am very excited about the promotion and look forward to further investing in industrial manufacturing businesses for our investors and partnering with management teams to help those companies grow,” said Matt Lombardo.

“Our firm is extremely proud of the growth that John and Matt have exhibited since they started at CW Industrial Partners.  They both share a strong sense of culture, are extremely hardworking and understand what it takes to be successful investing in lower middle market industrial businesses,” said Managing Partner Todd Martin.  “We look forward to the continued contributions from both in the coming years.”

ABOUT CW INDUSTRIAL PARTNERS: CW Industrial Partners is an industrial focused private equity firm that is backed by knowledgeable investors who partner with it in finding, vetting, and owning companies. Based in Cleveland, Ohio, CW Industrial Partners acquires lower middle-market companies in manufacturing and industrial services industries and gives them the capital, support, and freedom to grow. Recent acquisitions include Bryant Products, ERL, Libra Industries, Essco, Ohio Blow Pipe, C&M Conveyor, Safe-Way Garage Doors and GEMCITY. Founded in 1999, the firm’s investors are primarily successful entrepreneurs and executives who contribute to the evaluation and investment process.


Editors: For details, or to schedule an interview contact Todd Martin | [email protected]  or 216.472.5545.


Dick Hollington
Managing Partner
CW Industrial Partners, LLC
Todd Martin
Managing Partner
CW Industrial Partners, LLC
Mike Harding
CW Industrial Partners, LLC


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