Tom contributes to West Monroe in three critical roles: as leader of our largest office, Chicago, as a trusted adviser to our Energy & Utilities clients, and as a longtime board member.
An accomplished developer of teams and people, Tom built West Monroe’s Energy & Utilities practice from inception to a diverse, national team that is dedicated to advancing the utility industry. Tom and his team help utility clients create modernization plans, select vendors, deploy new technology, manage growth of clean distributed energy resources, and improve both employee and customer experiences. During his career, Tom has led and participated in multiple utility modernization initiatives, including a recent program for more than $2 billion in capital investments delivering on $3 billion in customer benefits.
After two years of running West Monroe’s Dallas office and growing it by 10 times, Tom was appointed to lead the Chicago office in 2020. As a successful office and industry leader, Tom brings decades of experience and success to our largest office, with an eye on scaling our business and reputation. While Tom believes in measurable value creation, he is also human-focused, ensuring that clients improve the employee and customer experience along with business metrics and objectives.
Tom joined West Monroe in 2008 from Strategy 2 Solution, a consulting firm he founded. He earned a bachelor’s degree from Marquette University and a master’s degree from the Illinois Institute of Technology. Tom has been granted six patents from the United States Patent Office.