Mr. Tallering is a Senior Managing Director and a Founding Principal of IOP.
Mr. Tallering has 27 years of transaction experience as a private equity investor, member of a corporate management team, and corporate attorney. He has experience in carving-out corporate orphans, acquiring family-owned businesses, completing public-to-private transactions and acquiring bankrupt companies. At IOP, Mr. Tallering co-manages the operations of the fund, in addition to sourcing and executing transactions and managing portfolio investments.
Prior to founding IOP, Mr. Tallering was a Managing Director at TMB Industries, a Chicago, IL based private equity firm specializing in acquiring middle-market manufacturing companies. While at TMB Industries, he also served as Vice President and General Counsel of Transportation Technologies Industries, Inc. (formerly Johnstown America Industries, Inc.). Prior to joining TMB Industries, Mr. Tallering was an associate at the law firm Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom in New York specializing in mergers and acquisitions and corporate finance transactions. Mr. Tallering graduated with a J.D. degree from Fordham University School of Law and was a member of its Law Review. He is a graduate with honors as an economics/computer science major from Union College in Schenectady, New York.