Thomas O’MalleySenior Partner

Areas of Expertise

  • Business Development
  • Supply Chain / Strategic Sourcing
  • Growth Strategies / Value Propositions
  • Leadership Development & Training
  • Business Operations / Execution
  • Financial Management
  • Negotiations

Key highlights

  • Tom provides Gibson clients 30+ years of diverse business leadership experience -serving as a President, Principal, Chief Operating Officer, and Chief Financial Officer. His professional experience spans Management Consulting, Media/Entertainment, Healthcare, and Transportation. His leading and learning has taken place in global companies, private organizations, and entrepreneurial startups.
  • He believes that serving clients as a management consultant is a privilege because of the trust clients place in him. He has served and trained clients in Strategic Sourcing, Growth Strategies, Leadership, and Finance. The results of his efforts have enabled clients to improve organizational performance and achieve personal goals.
  • In his role as President of a consumer products entertainment startup, Tom led the company to a #1 market share position through successfully serving top retail customers: Amazon, Apple, Netflix, Target, Walmart, and Best Buy. He led the VMI initiative with Walmart which dramatically increased the company’s revenues and profits.
  • Tom’s experience as a financial executive includes formulating strategy, preparing annual plans, recruiting and developing teams, negotiating debt financing, driving cost reduction initiatives, creating profitability reporting by customer/by product, enhancing data management to drive business analytics, and negotiating supplier agreements.
  • He also created and hosted a “Speakers Series” profiling business and community leaders. Contributing his time to local charities is an on-going personal priority. He has also served on various boards.
Professional background

Prior to joining Gibson Consulting, Tom spent his career in various leadership and consulting roles. He spent 20 years in the Media/Entertainment industry at Universal Studios/Music and Walt Disney. There he served as a President and a Chief Financial Officer. He’s also held executive positions in Health Care and Transportation.

The last 10 years Tom has served as a Management Consultant specializing in Supply Chain, Growth Strategy, and Leadership Development.

  • MBA – University of Chicago, Booth School
  • B.S. – Accounting. Southern Illinois University
Favorite Quote

To grow a company,
you have to grow believers.
T. O’Malley


Fly Fishing. Golf. Reading & Writing

Favorite thing about working at Gibson

People & Culture that prioritizes

  • High performance standards
  • Respect for clients – serving them is a privilege
  • Collaboration and support. Everything we do, we do as a team: serving and training clients, recruiting new staff, teaching and developing one another, and celebrating a job well done.