Whether he's in South Bend, South Africa, or the South Pacific, Tom brings a combination of American initiative, marketing know-how and global insight to every project he touches. While at Leo Burnett, Tom led groundbreaking marketing initiatives and launched new products for a number of major brands, including Kellogg's, Reebok, and the U.S. Postal Service. Most recently, while on the client side, Tom re-launched Peace Corps with a Gold Effie-winning public service campaign that has contributed to the highest number of Peace Corps volunteers in 30 years.
Three people at your dream dinner would be:
Leonardo da Vinci, Nelson Mandela, and John Candy
Very few people know I:
Used to be pretty good on the xylophone
If I've learned one thing it is:
Life can change in a minute
Favorite time of day:
When I come home at night and see my baby
I was a trade checked on the floor of the Chicago Board of Trade. I became a legend when I snuck an entire pizza on to the trading floor.
Proudest moment in business:
When I was doing marketing for the Peace Corps, I was able to reunite a Nigerian man with his Peace Corps Volunteer teacher who he'd been trying to find for 38 years.