In the wake of the global credit crisis many businesses are being forced to make unprecedented decisions. More than ever before, the current environment poses difficult strategic and operational issues that organizations must address to manage risk, maintain growth, and outmaneuver their competitors.

Tom Wajnert’s advisory services help businesses, boards, and CEOs innovate and improve their performance. Specializing in working with company boards and leadership teams that are going through transition, he has successfully led and advised an array of organizations in start-up, growth, merger and acquisition, and restructuring strategies.

Tom’s experience is deep and wide-ranging. He has served as a CEO of public and privately owned companies, an advisor to private equity firms, a coach and mentor to C-level executives, and a director of public and privately owned companies. His areas of focus include financial services, commercial real estate, insurance, technology, manufacturing, business services, and consumer products.

Tom currently serves on the Boards of Reynolds American (NYSE) and UDR, Inc. and has been a retained advisor to many leading companies, including American Express and UPS. He also served on the board of NYFIX until its merger with the New York Stock Exchange, Nov. 30, 2009, requiring the resignation of all board members.


Six Simple Rules for Strengthening CEO-Board Relations

When it comes to board communications, “KITT” is the key: Keep It... Read more

Reynolds CEO and Lead Director to Present On Board-Level Communications Styles That Work

Tom Wajnert, an advisor to boards and CEOs and the lead director of the board... Read more

Separation Anxiety: Splitting the Chair, CEO Roles

Tom’s article “Separation Anxiety: Splitting the Chair, CEO Roles” was... Read more

NACD Directorship Forum

Tom Wajnert will be a presenter at the NACD Directorship Forum to be held in... Read more

Tom Wajnert Quoted in Wall Street Journal Article

As an independent director on the board of Reynolds American, Inc., Tom Wajnert... Read more


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