CW Industrial Partners




Dick Hollington

“CWI Industrial partners with management teams to take middle market business to the next level. We are totally focused on building industrial businesses.”


At CWI Industrial Partners

  • Joined in 2009
  • Dick Hollington’s primary responsibilities include day-to-day management of the firm, developing and maintaining relationships with investors and financial intermediaries, sourcing and executing acquisition opportunities and stewarding portfolio company investments.

Former Experience

  • Founder of RRH Management LLC (Private Equity)
  • Sky Financial Group Executive Team (Financial Services)
  • McKinsey & Company (Management Consulting)
  • McDonald Investments Corporate Finance (Investment Banking)


  • Darden School of Management at the University of Virginia – MBA
  • Williams College – Bachelor of Arts in Political Science

Sector Expertise

  • Plastics and Other Polymers
  • Other Engineered Products and Services

Portfolio Involvement

  • ERL
  • Libra
  • Paradgm
  • Testek
  • Avtron
  • Safe-Way Garage Doors

What excites you about industrial manufacturing?

Manufacturing is the bedrock of our nation’s economy, and I enjoy participating in ensuring we remain competitive in a global market place.

How do you spend your free time away from work?

We enjoy lot’s of time with extended family, enjoying the outdoors and playing a wide range of sports.