Location: Carmel, Indiana
Favorite Beverage: Sweet Tea
First Live Concert: Genesis
Least Favorite Chore: Scraping ice from car windows
Tom is a highly-skilled and exceptionally credentialed CPA. Alongside his CPA and MBA, he also earned the Chartered Global Management Accountant designation, which requires a combination of accounting knowledge, financial expertise, and strategic insight. Prior to joining the Summit VCFO team, Tom worked as a controller of a multi-entity company in the construction industry, including oversight of companies in the Midwest and Florida. He also has extensive experience working with a global pharmaceutical company
His broad experience providing financial guidance as a CPA spans multiple industries, including technology, construction, manufacturing, retail, and transportation. Tom guides company leaders in their organizational planning and execution strategies through a financial lens that includes forecasting, reporting, and accounting operations. He’s lauded for his curiosity and his ability to build relationships with a sincere interest in helping people achieve their goals.
Tom graduated from Purdue University with a Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology. He earned his MBA from the Kelley School of Business at Indiana University with an emphasis in Finance.
CPA licensed in Indiana.
Tom lives in Carmel, IN (an Indianapolis suburb) with his wife Cindy, who he met at work. They have three adult children. One of his children followed in his footsteps as an accountant.
Tom is active within the Indiana CPA Society and served as the board chair during 2018-19. He also is an Eagle Scout and loves any outdoor activity. This passion drives him to stay active, which includes competing in races along with his children. He has competed in triathlons, bike races, and marathons—including the Boston Marathon.
Trail running is among Tom’s most recent endeavors. His trail running adventures have taken him to the Grand Canyon, Yosemite National Park, and the Texas hill country. Tom is also active with local charities, including Back On My Feet, the Joseph Maley Foundation, and Friends of Honduran Children.