Tom entered the recruiting business immediately after finishing at Drew University where he double majored in Economics and Sociology. He is the Founder and President of Toyjobs which has been the dominant toy industry recruiter since 1981. He regularly fills senior and mid-level toy jobs in sales, marketing, product development and operations. No toy industry recruiters fill more toy jobs than Toyjobs.
In 1996, Tom was admitted to The Pinnacle Society, a prestigious organization limited to 75 of the top independent executive recruiters in the country. He continues to be an active member and currently serves on the organization’s board as Treasurer. He has also served on the Advisory board of Women in Toys, an organization promoting professionalism and career development for women in the toy industry. Toyjobs is the only recruiting firm to be a member of the Toy Industry Association (TIA).
Tom has written numerous articles on the toy industry, recruiting and employment issues and has been featured in a variety of publications including The Wall Street Journal and The Financial Times and The Fordyce Letter. He is also the author and publisher of Toyjobs Executive Monthly, a highly regarded and widely read industry newsletter. Tom speaks frequently within his own industry on such topics as: becoming a better recruiter and recruiting ethics.