Scott Hearn

Operating Partner, Co-Head of Industrial Growth Group

Scott joined Gryphon as an Operating Partner in 2022 and is Co-Head of the Industrial Growth Group. In his role, Scott works closely with the management teams of the group’s portfolio companies to mentor leadership and maximize short and long-term operating and financial performance. He also assists Gryphon deal teams in identifying, evaluating and executing investments. Current Gryphon portfolio board appointments include Vessco Water and AirX Climate Solutions.

With over three decades of experience in the global industrial sector, Scott has demonstrated expertise in driving top-line growth, expanding profits and creating and implementing successful strategies. He is known for his ability to develop leaders, foster cultural engagement and build organizations that prioritize value creation. Scott attributes his broader perspective in business to his role as a father to four children.


  • Eaton, Group President, Global Energy Infrastructure Solutions and a Senior Member of the Eaton Leadership Committee – Drove above-industry growth and enhanced profitability.
  • Eaton, President, Crouse–Hinds Division – Grew the business’s global market share and optimized operations, leading to improved EBITDA performance above historical peak.
  • Cooper Industries, President, Notification – Spearheaded new product innovation and introduction.
  • Cooper Industries, President, CH Airport Lighting – Drove earnings expansion and return on sale through reprioritization of multi-generational new product plan to address market needs and technology gaps. 
  • Trane, North America Vice President of Commercial Operations & Strategic Relations – Drove equipment, contracting and aftermarkets share outgrowth through vertical market solutions approach.
  • GELcore, LLC, President & CEO – Drove the company to be fully self-funded through the launch of new products, platforms and a more robust intellectual property portfolio.
  • General Electric Company, Various – 15 years in a variety of functional roles in marketing, commercial leadership, Six Sigma and business development.


B.S., Business, Northeastern University
M.B.A., New York University, Stern School of Business


Jim and Juli Boeheim Foundation
Covenant House, NYC


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