Founder & CEO

Tim Ristoff, TriVista’s Founder and CEO works with private equity investors, boards and executive leadership teams to assess and improve middle-market businesses.

With 25 years of industry experience before beginning his consulting career, Tim brings extensive Fortune 500 operating expertise to TriVista’s clients. Whether evaluating operational performance during due diligence or assisting leadership teams with strategic initiatives, Tim’s background as a practitioner brings a unique and highly-valued approach.

Tim is widely recognized as a pioneer in the field of operational due diligence, having led hundreds of engagements for many of the world’s leading private equity investment firms, across a diverse set of industries.

Under Tim’s leadership, TriVista has been recognized by Consulting Magazine as one of the fastest-growing management consulting firms globally. TriVista also received the award for Mid-Market Operations Consulting Firm of the Year from Acquisition International.

Tim holds an MBA from Pepperdine University and a BS from Miami University (Ohio).