CEO, The Christopher Group
Tom Christopher and his wife, Paula, are the founding members of TCG, established in 1998. Initially, Tom's role was that of an organizational consultant providing the strategy, leadership and direction for creating the widely recognized TCG reputation for best-in-class “Speed, Quality, and Service.” He is currently the company CEO and Managing Director with a personal practice focused primarily at the VP, SVP, and CHRO levels. Tom has successfully completed executive HR searches, with a diverse set of clients, across multiple industry verticals including but not limited to Pepsi, Honeywell, Capital One, BP, Kraft, US Foods, Raytheon, Ingersoll-Rand, Vanderbilt University, Delaware North, CDW, Medco, Citigroup, Johns Hopkins University, Eastman Chemical, Comcast, and many others.
With over 27 years of experience in Human Resources and Executive Search, Tom's deep understanding of business strategy, organizational structures, talent acquisition/ assessment/development, have allowed him to become an invaluable search and business partner to senior executives at a list of most impressive Fortune 500 organizations.
Tom is the Chair of Stetson's Business School Advisory Board, and he has served on numerous boards for a variety of non-profit organizations. He and Paula are very active in their communities and have taken aggressive philanthropic positions with a broad range of charities, schools, and foundations. They have two daughters, Emily and Megan '18, and they split their time between their offices in Willoughby, Ohio, and Sarasota, Florida.