Tom is an entrepreneurial and pragmatic thinker. He has had a variety of military and for-profit experiences including designing operational structure, performing resource analysis, and leading crisis management. Tom thrives solving hard problems in hard places. He has a reputation for distilling difficult situations into their component pieces and implementing practical, easy to understand solutions.
- Overhauled $75m logistics program in austere environment to save $13.2m against budget. Defined requirements of partner organization to re-baseline operational development and implemented appropriate supply chain planning tools
- Advised partner organization’s senior leadership on integration of functional staff and development of logistics training
- Deployed 600 personnel to overseas project and established sea, rail, and road transportation nodes, intermediate level maintenance operations, and personnel sustainment facilities under rapidly evolving circumstances
- Led offsite planning conferences of logistics and operations SMEs from multiple organizations to reconcile conflicting objectives and balance competing resource requirements. Outside organizations further sought consultation and evaluation of best practices
- Rebuilt failed transportation unit of ~30 personnel and $12.2m of assets to improve operational performance and safety
- Supported executive administration and managed logistics support at a federally operated university with over 100k. Executed $2.3m in facilities improvements and managed $814k operating budget
Tom earned his MBA at Michigan State Broad School of Business concentrating in Supply Chain Management and Finance and has a B.A. in Economics from UNC-Chapel Hill. Tom currently serves in the United States Marine Corps Reserve as a Logistics Officer after seven years of active duty service.