Tom is the founder and CEO of Vendor Centric, a procurement and vendor management consulting firm that helps organizations implement strategies, processes and systems for managing all aspects of their vendor relationships. Over his 25 year career, Tom has provided procurement, operational and financial management consulting to more than 100 nonprofit organizations. He spent the formative years of his career as an auditor and consultant, and was previously a Partner with national CPA firm BDO. Currently, Tom leads the growth of Vendor Centric. Tom writes extensively on procurement and vendor management. Outside of the office he is an adjunct professor at Georgetown University, and was the co-creator of the online course “Financial Management for Technology Managers.” Tom also serves on several boards and committees, including having previously served on the NIST Board of Examiners for the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award.