Tom Foley

Partner, Founder

Tom Foley began his career at McKinsey & Company and Citicorp Venture Capital. He started NTC Group in 1985.

Mr. Foley served twice in government including in Iraq with the CPA in 2003 and 2004 and as U.S. Ambassador to Ireland from 2006 to 2009. He was the Republican nominee for Governor of Connecticut in 2010 and 2014. Mr. Foley is currently Chairman of Tenax Aerospace and Chairman of Stevens Aviation.

Mr. Foley graduated from Harvard College and has an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School


Taran Bakker


Taran Bakker joined NTC Group in 2017.

Prior to joining NTC Group, Mr. Bakker was with Goldman Sachs for seventeen years where he worked in the Merchant Banking/Private Equity and Investment Banking divisions. Before that Mr. Bakker worked at Morgan Stanley Asset Management and McKinsey & Company. Mr. Bakker has served on the boards of Pret-a-Manger, Ontex NV and Christian Hansen Holding A/S. He is currently President of Tenax Aerospace.

Mr. Bakker graduated with a BSc. in Economics from the London School of Economics and an MSc. in Finance and Management from HEC, Paris.


Anthony Adler


Anthony Adler joined NTC Group in 2017.

Before joining NTC Group, Mr. Adler was an Associate Director at UBS Investment Bank where he was responsible for advising clients across financial institutions, aircraft leasing, industrial, and specialty finance industries on a range of M&A and capital markets transactions.

Mr. Adler graduated with a BA in Philosophy, Politics and Economics from the University of Pennsylvania.


Sameer Bhatia


Mr. Bhatia joined NTC Group in 2015 with over 20 years of experience in Sales, Sales Support, Business Strategy and New Market Expansion.

Prior to joining NTC, Mr. Bhatia worked for AT&T/NCR from 1992 to 2010. Mr. Bhatia has been running a Muscat, Oman based consulting/advisory company focused on helping clients expand and sell in the Middle East and Europe since 2015.

Mr. Bhatia graduated with a BSc. in Aviation/Computer Science from St. Louis University and an M.B.A from Webster University based in St. Louis, MO.