Tom Galvanek, CSAM
Tom has over 30 years of international experience in the chemicals, plastics, medical products, biotechnology, packaging and other related industries. He has held positions in sales and marketing, business development, and research and development in these industries and has also held top management positions including Senior Vice President and President in global management consulting firms serving these businesses.
Tom has provided professional services to nearly every major company in these industries and has successfully filled critical positions in senior management, business development, six sigma, manufacturing, research & development, plant management, operations management, process engineering, project engineering, sales & sales management, marketing, human resources and other positions.
With both BS and MS degrees in chemistry, Tom worked as a scientist and business manager before becoming a professional recruiter. He knows first-hand the technologies and challenges presented by each different job function and excels at understanding the needs of the organization and matching those needs with the capabilities and experience of the best talent. Candidates and clients value his ability to listen carefully, understand, and guarantee that every engagement results in a successful match.
Tom takes pride in the high level of professionalism and service everyone on his team provides. “Our standard is to always provide a level of service that pleasantly surprises both our clients and candidates. They deserve nothing less.”
Tom is President and Owner of The Chatham Group. His special area of focus is placing impact players with technical backgrounds in key positions throughout North America in the chemicals, plastics, medical products, biotechnology and related industries.