Tom Waldron

Tom Waldron is Founder & CEO of Waldron, a national consulting firm that provides a unique combination of executive search and organizational development services. Over the past 30 years Tom and his colleagues have established Waldron as one of the premier consulting firms serving social and private sector organizations.

Tom was recruited from business school at the University of Washington to join Botany 500, a major national apparel retailer. In four years he progressed from Trainee to the youngest Regional Manager in the company’s history. He then joined Executive Resources, Inc., a Seattle-based executive search firm providing services to Fortune 500 companies. Within six years he was named Partner, and opened the firm’s Portland, Oregon and San Francisco, California offices. In 1982, Tom returned to Seattle to launch Waldron.

Tom’s current and recent affiliations include the Burke Museum, Seattle International Foundation, Global Partnerships, Seattle Biomed, Empowering Women, Women’s Funding Alliance, Global Philanthropy Forum, Wellspring Family Services, The International District Medical and Dental Clinic, and Evergreen Partners.

Tom is on the board of The Evans School of Public Affairs at the University of Washington, and he also serves as a Trustee for The Seattle International Foundation (The Clapp Family Foundation focused on Central America).

Tom and his wife Pam are personally engaged in local and global philanthropic endeavors. He loves the game of tennis and competes in regional and United States Tennis Association (USTA) tournaments. Tom is a devoted husband and father of two college-age children.