Tom is the Chief Financial Officer of Tyson Ventures, the corporate venture capital arm of Tyson Foods. Prior to joining Tyson, Tom was the Chief Financial and Compliance Officer at Advance Vixeid Partners (“AVP”), a growth equity firm affiliated with Advance Publications. Prior to AVP, Tom held a series of CFO positions at New York firms including RedBird Capital Partners, The Electrum Group and Augusta Columbia Capital. Prior to his CFO positions, Tom spent five years as Controller at Palladium Equity Partners and three years as an Assistant Controller with ING Investment Management. Tom has fourteen years of experience in alternative asset management and received a BS in Accountancy from Villanova University. He is a Certified Public Accountant and holds the Chartered Global Management Accountant designation from the AICPA. Tom is a member of the AICPA, the New York State Society of CPA’s and serves on the State Society’s Private Equity and Venture Capital Committee and lives in Northern New Jersey with his wife Erin and their four children.