As CCA’s Consulting Practice Leader, Dr. Diamante leverages his years of experience to direct the firm’s strategic offerings and develop multi-faceted solutions to address complex HR issues. Tom offers expertise in change management, culture improvement, learning and development, HR compliance, talent management, C-level executive coaching, HR Strategy-Business alignment, and leadership development.
Tom has worked with leading organizations in the corporate, public, and non-profit sectors, including: Time Warner, the City of New York, the MTA, East West Bank, Trusted Media Brands, Lincoln Center, Whitney Museum, MoMA, Lexis Nexis, and the U.S. Department of Defense.
Prior to joining CCA, Tom was the Vice President, Corporate Strategy & Organizational Development in Global Securities Research & Economics at Merrill Lynch. Before that, he was Senior Manager and Lead Change Consultant for KPMG Consulting. Earlier in his career, he was National Manager, Human Resources & Professional Development at Philip Morris Companies, Inc.
Extensively published in the fields of organizational effectiveness, development, and human capital management, Tom has contributed to top tier academic and practitioner journals such as Oxford University Press, Jossey-Bass, Wiley, and Erlbaum. He also presents regularly for organizations including the Risk Management Association. Tom’s Best Practice Contributions inform and enhance all of CCA’s services.
Tom holds a Ph.D. in Psychology with an industrial & organizational specialization from The Graduate Center, CUNY. He is a New York State certified psychologist and certified executive coach, with post-doctoral training in cognitive behavior change management at the Institute for Behavior Therapy.
Professional Recognition and Contributions
Tom was recently elected President, Consulting Division of the New York State Psychological Association, overseeing the profession’s focus on executive assessment and coaching, culture change assessment, work-life enhancements, and performance management.
He is a SHRM Special Expert in Ethics & Corporate Social Responsibility and a member of the McKinsey Executive Panel, the National Association for Corporate Directors, and the Advisory Board at Stony Brook University (Business). Tom served as Chair, Board of Directors (Emeritus) for enACT, an education-based nonprofit.