Tom joins Cooke, LLC having already distinguished himself as a strong CEO at EasyLink Services Corporation with substantive strengths and accomplishments, as well as his ongoing role as a partner at Stono Partners. His professional background includes establishing new businesses, leading turnarounds, growing through acquisition as well as consolidations and building profitable businesses serving both private and publically-held companies in small, mid and large organizational structures. He has extensive experience in global operations, sales and marketing and general management in competitive international businesses. Tom has consistently delivered results through organic growth strategies as well as acquisitions, resulting in increased market share, revenues, profits and shareholder value. He has served on multiple corporate boards and advised numerous business ventures.
Tom's role in advising Cooke, LLC stems from his strength in creating strategic and financial plans and aligning those plans to the right organization development and investments to drive growth, manage costs and develop talent. Tom also is experienced in turning-around struggling companies by identifying business practices that are not working, establishing a changed vision, and acting upon that vision for the sake of cultural transformation. Furthermore, Tom's expertise include seeking out and managing accretive mergers and acquisitions to drive shareholder value.