Tom joined audit staff at Syracuse University in 1992, having received a BS in Business Administration from Oswego State University of New York. His current responsibilities with Audit & Management Advisory Services include performance and oversight of operational, compliance, financial, and fraud related audits in the areas of University administration, academics, athletics, and auxiliary operations.
Tom has obtained various professional audit certifications, including the CIA (Certified Internal Auditor), CFE (Certified Fraud Examiner), and CBA (Chartered Bank Auditor). He is a member of the CNY Chapter of the IIA (Institute of Internal Auditors), the ACFE (national Association of Certified Fraud Examiners), and ACUA (national Association of College and University Auditors)
From 2009 to 2013, Tom has served as a Board Member at Large and Treasurer for the ACUA organization. Tom has also served as a frequent presenter for ACUA at conferences and webinars, presenting on 10 separate occasions since 2002, addressing topics on NCAA compliance auditing and Athletics related activities. Tom currently serves on the Nominating Committee for ACUA, as well as serving on an ACUA task force related to NCAA compliance auditing. In September 2016, Tom was the recipient of ACUA’s highest annual award, the Outstanding Professional Contributions Award, in recognition of his sustained outstanding contributions to the practice of internal auditing in higher education.