Tom brings 25 years of top-tier, cross-industry, cross-cultural business and HR experience to CCA. He oversees the consulting practices of the firm and drives strategic direction. His expertise is in executive coaching, change management, culture improvement, learning and development and HR Strategy-Business alignment. Tom is the recently elected President, Consulting Division for the New York State Psychological Association.
Tom’s experience reflects leading organizations in the corporate, public, and non-profit sectors, including: Time Warner, Kraft Foods, the City of New York, the MTA, East West Bank, Mizuho Securities, Trusted Media Brands, Lincoln Center, Whitney Museum, MoMA, Lexis Nexis, and the U.S. Department of Defense.
Tom is formerly of Merrill Lynch where he served as Vice President, Corporate Strategy & Organizational Capability. At Merrill Lynch, he co-led product development & change management initiatives in New York, London, and Singapore. Prior to that, he served as Senior Manager and Lead Change Consultant for BearingPoint (KPMG) and earlier in his career led a Fortune 10 human resources department as National Manager, Human Resources & Executive Development at Altria.
Tom is extensively published by premier publishers such as Oxford University Press, Jossey-Bass, Wiley, and Erlbaum as well as many peer-reviewed journals. The American Psychological Association is publishing “Learning Interventions for Consultants: Building the Talent that Drives Business” a book he co-authored.
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 executive coach with post-doctoral training in behavior change management from the Institute for Behavior Therapy.
Professional Recognition and Contributions
Tom is Board Chair, Emeritus for enACT, an education-based nonprofit in New York. He is a SHRM Special Expert in Ethics & Corporate Social Responsibility and a member of the McKinsey Executive Panel. He is a member of the National Association for Corporate Directors and serves on the Advisory Board at Stony Brook University (Business). Tom is soon to join the Board of the Risk Management Association – New York Chapter, 2018.