Tom is a seasoned marketing and communications professional. As a strategic marketer with a passion for the power of design and branding, Tom helps clients clearly define and then express their sense of purpose and distinctiveness – always with an eye on the commercial or social imperatives of their organizations. Client experiences include Fortune 500 corporations such as Allstate, Cardinal Health, Procter & Gamble to name a few. At Avenue, Tom has led global branding and marketing engagements for Essity and TransUnion.
Prior to Avenue, Tom held senior positions at global ad agencies Y&R and Leo Burnett and, as a director and partner leading client engagements at the privately held marketing communications agency, Simple Truth.
Tom holds a MIM from the Thunderbird School of Global Management and BA from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He serves on the pro-bono Consultant Advisory Board for the Chicago office of Taproot Foundation and as an advisor at The Center for Nonprofit Success.