In 1979, Tom Shea founded Florida’s first outplacement firm, which became one of the original units of Right Management. As CEO of Right’s Florida/Caribbean Region, he heads six offices statewide and in Puerto Rico. Now in over 50 countries, Right Management, a subsidiary of Manpower, provides a full range of talent management and career management services.
As a thought leader known for anticipating and guiding organizations through the challenges of rapid change, Tom has been called upon as an expert panelist by major news organizations and has appeared on CNN, CNN International, ABC, CBS and NBC.
Tom was appointed as a Director of the Federal Reserve Board during Chairman Alan Greenspan’s tenure and reappointed under Chairman Ben Bernanke. He is Chairman of the Board of the Florida State University Center for Human Resource Management, an executive committee member of the Broward Workshop. Tom is also a member of the board of the NSU Huizenga School of Business and Entrepreneurship and was a 2013 inductee into the Huizenga School of Business Entrepreneur Hall of Fame.
Tom is a recipient of the United Way’s Corporate Citizen Award, was awarded the Silver Medallion by the National Council for Community & Justice, and has been inducted into the Junior Achievement Business Hall of Fame and honored as an outstanding community leader by St. Anthony’s Catholic Church. In addition, Tom has received the Diamond CEO Award from the South Florida Business Journal and the Sun-Sentinel presented him the Excalibur Award as Business Leader of the Year.Copyright © 2015, CT Now