Tom brings more than 20 years of consulting and business leadership experience to his client work and is highly valued for the unique set of perspectives he brings to client issues.

He has extensive global consulting experience having deployed to both short-term and long-term assignments in North America, Central America, South America, Europe (including Scandinavia), the Middle East, China, Asia/Pac and Australia.

Tom works with CEOs and other executives for individual and team coaching as well as organizational assessment and advisory services in leadership development, strategic planning, talent development, change management, succession planning, M&A and organizational design.

Leadership Experience

Previous leadership positions include a role as SVP and practice leader for leadership and talent management with a global human capital consulting firm. While there he led national and global relationship teams and served as a thought leader, business developer and executive consultant.

Tom also served as the managing director for the Miller Howard Consulting Group, a boutique consulting firm with a global client roster. In addition, he served as a senior consultant at Towers Perrin in the Strategy and Change practice area.

Prior to his career as a consultant, Tom worked in the financial industry as the group vice president and leader of corporate banking for a multi-billion dollar bank. He successfully led a group of corporate account officers with a loan and commitment portfolio of over a billion dollars, in addition to significant cash management relationships. Tom’s first career was as a psychologist and psychotherapist, specializing in group and systems dynamics. In the military he led a tactical nuclear missile strike unit.

Tom lives with his wife and son in Atlanta.


Tom earned an MBA at the Emory University Goizueta School of Business. After earning a MS in Psychology, he studied Clinical Psychology in the Doctoral Program at Georgia State University.

Types of Clients

Tom provides executive and team coaching and advisory services for leaders in a wide variety of industries and settings. His work focuses on business execution and leadership development.  A sample of these engagements includes the following primary relationships:

  • CEO of a global land and sea service provider to the oil and gas industry
  • CEO and CFO of a distributor for multiple national brands of gift items
  • CEO, COO and executive team for a North American chain of hospitals
  • CEO and SVP Group Managers in the exploration and production areas of the US division of a global oil company
  • CEO and COO of divisions of a global delivery service
  • CEO and executive team for a national/international restaurant company
  • CEO, EVPs, and SVPs of a regional division of a large banking company
  • CFO of a global financial services organization
  • CFO of a large manufacturer and distributor of home building products
  • CFO of a national chain of hospitals
  • CIO and direct reports for a global beverage company
  • Chief Council for a global pharmaceutical company
  • Chief Council for a large regional bank
  • EVP of global manufacturing for a pharmaceutical company
  • EVP of a national telecommunication company
  • EVP of a national real estate management company
  • SVP and VPs of the European unit of a global beverage company
  • SVP and VPs of a television organization with a global footprint
  • SVP of a national telecommunications company
  • SVP and VPs of a large chemical manufacturer
  • And many others

Sample of Organizational Design and Change Management Clients

Tom has provided organizational design and change management services to numerous clients, including the following:

  • ADP
  • AstraZeneca
  • Aventis CropScience
  • Celanese
  • Coca-Cola
  • Corning Photonic Technologies
  • ING
  • Lockheed Martin Enterprise Information Systems (EIS)
  • Merck
  • QuickTrip Stores
  • Springs Industries
  • SunTrust Bank
  • VARIG Airlines

Partial Client List

  • ACE Insurance
  • Aflac
  • Alcoa
  • Alghanim Industries
  • Alltel
  • AmSouth Bank
  • Angelica
  • AstraZeneca
  • Atlanta Regional Commission
  • Aventis CropScience
  • Bank of America
  • Caprē
  • Celanese
  • Celgene
  • Chick-fil-A
  • CNN
  • Coca-Cola
  • Computer Associates
  • Corning Photonic Technologies
  • Denny’s
  • Disney
  • EarthLink
  • Emory University
  • FedEx
  • GE
  • GlaxoSmithKline
  • Global Payments
  • Guardian Pharmacy
  • HCA
  • Hershey
  • Home Depot
  • Honda
  • Intercontinental Hotel Group
  • ING
  • Lenovo
  • LifePoint Hospitals
  • Lockheed Martin
  • Louisiana Health Care Review
  • Lowe’s
  • McDonald’s
  • McKee Foods
  • McKenna, Long & Aldridge
  • Merck
  • Merial
  • Microsoft
  • Mohawk
  • Nortel
  • Petroleum Dev. Oman
  • Printpack
  • QuikTrip
  • RaceTrac
  • Regions Bank
  • Samuel Industries
  • Shaw Industries
  • Shell Chemical
  • Shell Oil Company
  • Siemens
  • SMC3
  • SunTrust Banks
  • Trico Marine Services
  • Toyota
  • Turner Broadcasting
  • Union Planters Bank
  • Varig Airlines
  • VF
  • WellStar Health System
  • Winship Cancer Institute
  • Xerox