Tom is a founder and the managing partner of AlbertHall&Associates, overseeing the firm's operations from its home office in California. In addition to his administrative responsibilities, he has an active practice as consultant, executive coach, teacher and leadership trainer, serving America's leading theatres and such notable companies as HBO Films, the Sundance Institute, Manhattan Theatre Club,The Stratford Festival of Canada, The Redford Center, Roundabout Theatre Company and The Public Theater, among others.
Prior to joining AlbertHall&Associates, Tom had a distinguished career as theatre producer, non-profit executive director and lecturer with success across multiple disciplines at the national, state, and local levels. As Managing Director of the Tony Award-winning Old Globe Theatre, he oversaw a steady pattern of growth that included significant expansion of the company's programs and its evolution from a respected regional company to one of the nation's most influential professional theatres.
While with the Old Globe, Tom produced over 265 productions, many of which transferred to·leading regional theatres and Broadway. He also produced or co-produced over a dozen plays and musicals on and off Broadway, on national tour, and on London's West End, including the international hit, THE FULL MONTY.
In addition to his professional activities, Tom has served on many public boards and commissions, including three terms as President, and two as Vice President, of the League of Resident Theatres (LORT) and nine years as a member of the California Arts Council, three as its Chair. He has also served on the Board of Governors of the San Diego Foundation and is a facilitator, trainer and executive coach for the Fieldstone Foundation's Leadership Network.
Tom has been a panel chair, panelist, and site visitor for the National Endowment for the Arts, the California Arts Council, and the San Diego Commission for Arts and Culture. On numerous occasions, He has testified before congress and state and local governments concerning arts policy, legislation and public sector funding. He often lectures on arts administration and labor relations at leading universities and law schools including, Duke University and the Yale School of Drama, and as a founding member of the Fieldstone Leadership Network, teaches and leads seminars for trustees and non-profit executives regarding current trends and practices in organizational leadership and governance.
Tom is an honors graduate from University of California and is certified by the Institute for Cultural Affairs (ICA-US) in group facilitation and organizational planning.