He has focused on sell-side engagements and equity capital raising investment banking assignments. Approximately 10% of the practice has been in Asia where Tom has been involved in substantially larger and highly complex transactions with world-scale companies and international investors. He has been engaged by private companies in China with up to $2.6 billion in revenue, seeking growth capital private equity placements.
University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA - Masters of Business Taxation (MBT), Emphasis: Corporate Tax
University of Houston, Graduate School of Business, Houston, TX
University of Chicago, Graduate School of Business, Chicago, IL - Masters of Business Administration: emphasis Finance
Illinois Institute of Technology Chicago, IL - Bachelor of Science, Chemical Engineering
Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago, IL - Bachelor of Science, Fire Protection Engineering - Minor: Business Administration
Northwestern University, Kellogg Graduate School: Petroleum Economics and Transportation.
Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Sloan Business School, Merger / Acquisitions and Corporate Valuations
Chairman Passport Food Group, a leading private food manufacturing company.
CEO/owner Cal Plate, premier supplier to the packaging industry Southern California
Director of Merger/Acquisitions, Occidental Petroleum, Los Angeles
Merger/Acquisition, Corporate Planning, Financial Planning/Analysis, refinery/chemical operations, crude oil trading and transportation, Atlantic Richfield Corporation
Over 40 years’ experience in energy/petrochemicals, diverse manufacturing and financial services experience, including financial management and merger/acquisition experience
Lecturer in finance (University of Southern California),
Mentor program for second year MBA students (USC),
Lecturer in finance class on merger/acquisitions (Cal Poly Pomona),
Chemistry instructor in Fire Science Program (College of DuPage)
United Kingdom (GB)
Saudi Arabia (SA)
United States of America (US)
Mining and Energy