Tom is an accomplished senior executive who has over 30 years of experience with a variety of specialty manufacturing firms in the automotive, aerospace and defense, explosives, technology and general industrial industries. Most recently, he was President and CEO of Special Devices, Inc., a global manufacturer of precision-engineered devices for the automotive, aerospace and defense, and mining industries. Prior to Special Devices, Tom served as Executive Vice President and COO for Safety Components International. His previous experience includes executive positions at Allied Signal Automotive, TRW and ITT Hancock. On behalf of Blue Point, Tom serves as a director at Premier Needle Arts; previously, he served as the non-executive Chairman of the Board at Legend Brands and Selmet.

Tom earned a B.S. in Industrial Management from the University of Akron.

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