Meet The Author
Tom Okarma is a product of the south side of Chicago and currently resides in the greater Chicago area. He has been a successful leader in both the nonprofit and business worlds and has led or served on a variety of boards.
He has over 30 years of varied and progressive experience in the insurance industry, rising from claims representative to small business owner to Chief Executive Officer leading a staff of 300+ employees. He also has nearly 10 years of experience working with nonprofits.
Tom helps nonprofits with effectiveness in execution, organizational excellence, strategic planning, change management, client intimacy, and talent management.
He has been there, done that, and learned critical lessons about successful board development and governance, strategic planning, and leadership. He is an approachable catalyst for senior leaders and provides senior staff members, stakeholders and boards with an understanding and discerning ear.
To learn more about Tom or read his nonprofit blog, visit www.TomOkarma.com.