Tom Pickett has served as a consulting CFO to a number of companies including VOIP and “big data” software, medical devices, logistics, and packaging. Prior to his consulting, Tom spent over 20 years in senior finance and operations roles in a variety of industries including internet based supply chain software and services, enterprise software, private equity, and public accounting. His professional experience includes leading two financial turnarounds, raising over $130 million in debt and equity capital for eight companies, and completing eight acquisitions.
Tom’s academic background includes completing the Executive Program in Strategy and Organization at Stanford University’s Graduate School of Business, earning an MBA from Harvard Business School and a BS in Commerce with a concentration in Accounting from the University of Virginia.
He was born and raised on the East Coast, but made Santa Barbara his home in 1997 with his wife and two daughters. Tom has been active in the Santa Barbara Community serving on the boards of two independent schools and the Santa Barbara Scholarship Foundation, along with coaching youth sports.