Tom has been a member of the Board since 2015. He is in his second year as the Chair of the Board Development Committee and has been a member of the Board Executive Committee for four years. Prior to his current roles, his service included two years as Chair of the Institutional Advancement Committee and two years as a member of the Institutional Advancement Committee. Before joining the Board he was an at-large member on the Institutional Advancement committee for two years.
Tom is Finance Manager at Saints Peter and Paul Catholic Church in Naperville. He is responsible for all aspects of accounting and finance which includes the school and the school endowments. He has been in this position for ten years after retiring from the private sector where he spent over thirty-two years in various accounting and financial management and leadership positions. The last twenty-six years were at HSBC, an international banking and financial services company. Over his years at HSBC he held various leadership roles that included audit, controllership, government and regulatory reporting, budgeting, acquisitions, divestitures, and financial risk management. Tom holds a BS degree in accountancy from DePaul University, an MBA from Loyola University, and is a CPA.
Tom and his wife, Maggie, have been residents of Wheaton and members of St. James the Apostle Parish for thirty-two years. Maggie has been an at-large member of the St. Francis Board Education Committee for eight years. Their two children are graduates of St. Francis, Meghan ‘Hanika’ ’03 and Alex ’06.