Managing Partner, Americas
​Southern California, USA

Tom brings extensive experience with global-leading publicly listed corporations, not-for-profits, and international organizations to his role as Managing Partner – Americas with Aligned Growth Partners, LLC.

Previously Tom served as Chief Human Resources Officer with the United Nations Mission in Liberia and the United Nations Organization Stabilization Mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. As well, her served as Vice President and held senior human resources executive positions for Pulse Engineering, Inc., EMC, The Gillette Company, and Denso International America. He was corporate Ethics Officer and the human resources advisor to the Compensation Committee of the Board of Directors of Technitrol, Inc.

Complementing his global human resources executive leaderships roles, tom also held senior general management positions with The Gillette Company in Singapore and the Republic of Korea, where he delivered revenues ranging from US$16 million to US$92 million. Subsequent to these roles, Tom founded an executive search consultancy in Singapore.

Tom possesses an extensive background in advising boards of directors, executives, and senior leadership on human resources strategy, policy, and services in a global and multi-cultural context.Tom holds a bachelor’s degree in International Relations for Pomona College and earned a Master of Business Administration degree from Pepperdine University. He also completed advance management and leadership course at Babson College and IMD in Lausanne, Switzerland. Tom is an executive member of the International Executive Resources Group (IERG) and is certified as a Global Business Leader.