VP of Operations


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Tom’s serves as the VP of Operations at Direct Consulting Associates.  His recent experience in Executive Recruiting and Critical Staff Augmentation are the perfect complement to his business, healthcare, and extensive leadership experience.  Tom’s track record of success within the Direct Companies includes building and leading the Military Transition Practice, Military Leadership Excellence Practice, and Supply Chain & Logistics Practice areas at Direct Recruiters, Inc. over the past 2 years.

Tom is a former U.S. Army Captain and Airborne Ranger that led troops in combat in the global war on terrorism and served as a subject matter expert on logistics.  After his military career, Tom successfully managed high growth, multi-division, multi-billion dollar businesses and led teams at organizations like Staples, Cardinal Health and Cleveland Clinic.  He is a passionate executive level leader and is a certified Lean Six Sigma Black Belt.  He has a proven track record in for-profit, nonprofit, government, publicly traded, and privately held organizations.

Tom is a Supply Chain Services Management Officer Graduate from the US Army Quartermaster Center & School, Fort Lee, Virginia and earned his Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from John Carroll University, Cleveland, Ohio with a dual major in Business Management and Logistics.

In his role, Tom oversees the day-to-day operations and focuses on strategic planning and goal-setting to support the growth of DCA.  In addition, Tom assesses new business opportunities and believes that real success is achieved by delivering exceptional results and building long-term relationships.