Tom is the openly gay Vice President (Public Affairs) of Miller Brewing Company; #17 on the gfn.com (Gay Financial Network) 1999 list of the 25 most influential out gay and lesbian executives in corporate America. Tom is a prominent player in Milwaukee's gay and lesbian community.
Tom has over two decades of in-house experience as a seasoned transformational focused executive with extensive hands-on leadership knowledge of the divergent complexities of transitional management in a full range of corporate settings. But most rewarding has been his successful efforts towards diversity immersion.
Tom continues to broadened and enhance his breadth of multi-disciplinary skillset applicable to the complexities embodied in transformational change management. Key to his successes has been his ability to develop and implement effective and efficient vehicles for successful engagement involving impacted stakeholders. His ability to elicit voluntary, open and honest communication within corporate cultures is one of Tom’s key strengths in countering open and hidden resistance to change.
Over Tom’s career he’s been a pioneer in addressing LGBT cultural diversity sensitivity in atmospheres of fierce resistance in the corporate and community environment. A business case which brings together business leaders, their LGBT employees, the LGBT customer and the LGBT community at large while achieving successful win-win results benefiting all.
Tom’s breath of experience includes working for and with several Fortune 500 companies including Miller Brewing Company, Kraft Foods, Altria Corporate Services, Philip Morris USA and PMI.