Tom is Finance Manager at Saints Peter and Paul Parish in Naperville. He is involved with all aspects of the parish finances which includes the school and the school endowments. He has been in this position for the past six years after retiring from the private sector where he spent over 32 years in various accounting and finance positions. He spent his last 26 years at HSBC, a banking and financial services company. Over his years at HSBC he held various leadership roles that included audit, controllership, government and regulatory reporting and financial risk management. He was also involved as a team member during several acquisitions and divestitures. Tom earned his BS in accounting from DePaul University, an MBA from Loyola University and is a CPA.
Tom served two years as a member of the Institutional Advancement Committee of the Board prior to becoming a Board member in 2015. He continues as a member of the Institutional Advancement Committee and leads the Recruitment and Enrollment sub-committee. Tom also served on the St. James School Board and Athletic Commission.
Tom and his wife, Maggie, reside in Wheaton and are members of St. James the Apostle Parish. Maggie has been a member of the St. Francis Education Committee for five years. They have two children who are graduates of St. Francis, Meghan ‘Hanika’ ’03 and Alex ’06. Since their graduation both Meghan and Alex have been involved in coaching soccer and basketball at St. Francis.