2333 Ponce de Leon Blvd.
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Tom is a leader in the Global Consumer Practice with special emphasis on hospitality, travel tourism, consumer food products, and related new technologies.
His executive search career started at another top-rated global firm; he was one of the first team members in their Washington DC office. He was a key contributor to the rapid growth of that office, particularly their hospitality/travel/tourism practice. He subsequently opened their Miami office, responsible for the local South Florida domestic search market. Tom also successfully developed a Latin American regional focus, and continued to grow their global hospitality travel and tourism practice. While in Florida he also served as partner at another top-tier search firm.
Armed with valuable knowledge of the tourism industry, Tom moved to Asia and started a high-end adventure travel company with unique offerings to some of Southeast Asia’s most exotic destinations. Just prior to joining Boyden, he served as President and COO of a technology startup that developed leading-edge speech recognition software applications to process in-room dining and guest requests for the hotel and food service industries.
Tom’s clients have included some of the world’s premier hotel, airlines, cruise lines and restaurant corporations, placing candidates in a variety of c-level and executive positions. He is considered an expert in the field, and has participated in a major trade mission to Asia promoting Miami Dade County in China and Malaysia.
Deeply involved in the community, Tom also serves on the Board of Directors for the Dranoff International Two Piano Foundation
Tom holds a Bachelor’s Degree in cultural anthropology from the University of Pittsburgh (US).