Tom has over 25 years’ experience working with nonprofits, the last twelve of which have been devoted to helping them make strategic financial decisions. He works closely with Executive management, boards, and fiscal staff to improve fiscal management infrastructure, manage change, and establish systems that promote growth while mitigating risk.
Tom helps organizations build their capacity for budgeting, forecasting, monitoring and reporting. He also helps them analyze the impacts and risks of new program opportunities. Since joining FMA Tom has served as Interim CFO with a diverse group of nonprofit clients including the Innocence Project, Comunilife, Guttmacher Institute, and the NYC Fund for Public Schools. He has also worked with numerous organizations in project roles, including GMHC, BronxWorks, Lantern Community Services, Project Hospitality, and the U.S. Office of Head Start, among others.
Prior to joining FMA Tom was the CFO of WHEDco, an innovative nonprofit social service provider and affordable housing developer. At WHEDco Tom oversaw all aspects of finance and asset management as the organization grew from $5 million in annual revenues to over $13 million. Before WHEDco Tom was the Executive Director of United Communities Community Development Corporation in Philadelphia. Under his leadership UC CDC became a significant force in affordable housing development in South Philadelphia and helped more than 600 low income families obtain quality, affordable home mortgages.
Tom got his MBA from Yale University with a concentration in real estate development and non-profit management. He received a BA from the University of Pennsylvania where he majored in English.