Tom has 30 years of international business experience who, along with 5 industrial participation and offset industry experts, founded Constructive Edge (CE) in 2016. CE is a professional services firm, which informs and aids aerospace, defense and civil companies in creating innovative offset and industrial participation partnerships and solutions from the capture management phase through fulfillment completion. CE has offices around the world and the team has supported billions of dollars in international industrial participation offset transactions. Tom leads the CE USA affiliate.
Prior to co-founding CE, Tom founded and has served as president of Corvitex Corporation since 2003. Corvitex Corporation has created inventive partnerships supporting SME’s in the energy and resources, life sciences, security, and aviation and defense sectors grow international markets, many through the use of industrial participation and offset obligations. These programs are a result of Corvitex Corporation’s contracts with the largest, medium and small aerospace and defense companies to support fulfilling their industrial cooperation and offset obligations.
Prior to Corvitex, Tom progressed through management roles during 14 years with Alcatel Lucent spanning telecom infrastructure customer service, development program management leading multi-national teams, and product management roles. He contributed to the xDSL and fiber-to-the-user programs enabling wide adoption of voice, video and data to the home via the largest USA telecom companies.
Tom has served as an Executive Committee member of the Global Offset and Countertrade Association since 2014 and holds a B.A. from Indiana University, an MBA in international management from Thunderbird School of Global Management and a Certificate in Management from Duke Fuqua School