Tom specializes in operational and profit improvement with passionate execution and delivery expertise. In addition, Tom has spent years assisting clients with business-technology alignment, technology strategy-execution and complex M&A transaction support – specifically integration / separation planning and execution with an objective to accelerate synergy extraction. He has deep experience in complex program risk management, executive alignment and communication management at the C-suite and board level.
"Tom’s key asset is his ability to quickly break down complex problems, identify business and IT risks, assess business value and provide actionable and practical recommendations. I consider him a trusted advisor who truly partners with his clients.”– Ken Johnsen, CIO, Energy and Transportation Group at Caterpillar Inc.
Prior to forming Exactus Advisors, Tom was Founder and Managing Partner at Liberty Advisor Group, a senior partner at Diamond Management & Technology Consultants, Executive VP & CIO at Drinks Inc. and an Associate Partner with Accenture (formerly Andersen Consulting). Clients Hire Tom due to his relentless focus on business value and deep expertise in operational risk management that has resulted in millions of bottom line savings for his clients.
Tom lives in Naperville, IL with his wife, four daughters and three dogs, a Weimaraner and two American Pit Bull Terriers. Tom’s love for his daughters is legendary – not only does he enjoy watching them perform in competitive cheerleading and dance, but two of them have gotten this Purdue grad to support Indiana University. He enjoys cooking and range shooting with his daughters, and relaxes by an occasional cigar and bourbon or reading fiction books by Vince Flynn and Allan Folsom
BS in Industrial Engineering and minor in History, Purdue University