Tim DeVries

Tim DeVries

Managing General Partner

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Tim DeVries

Tim joined NEP in 1998 in a senior leadership role to help position and build the firm for continued future growth. Included in this effort was the formation of the firm’s affiliated mezzanine fund, Norwest Mezzanine Partners (NMP), which provides a go-to source for subordinated debt adding to NEP’s flexibility with structuring and closing transactions. Prior to NEP, Tim worked at Churchill Companies for 11 years where he led the real estate, financial services, and industrial acquisition efforts.

Notable past investments for Tim include Becker Underwood, Gopher ResourceHighland Manufacturing, Life Time Fitness, Michaels of OregonMinnesota Rubber & PlasticsPaladin Brands, Savage Sports Corporation, Shock Doctor Sports, and WARN Industries.


B.A., Bethel College
M.B.A., Cornell University

Current portfolio involvement

Edge Fitness
Institute for Integrative Nutrition
Movati Athletic
Wahoo Fitness