Boxwood Partners, a boutique middle-market investment bank, has hired Thomas Hurley as managing director.

Hurley has served as the chairman of the board and CEO of Becker Holding Corp. since 2005. Previous roles include being managing partner of 79 Capital Securities, where he advised companies in the lower middle market on mergers and acquisitions as well as facilitating debt and equity capital raises. Hurley is also a former member of the board of directors of the Miami branch of the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta, a former board member of Ocean Spray Cranberries, Colonial Bank Corp., Eaton National Bank and Oculina Bank.

“Tom has been a principal in over $400 million of corporate and real estate transactions. His sell-side advisory focus and big picture perspective will help us continue to get our clients the best deals,” said J. Patrick Galleher, managing partner of Boxwood Partners.