October 16, 2020
The National CASA/GAL Association for Children welcomes Eric Tom to board of trustees
Contact: Kimberly Willis Green, firstname.lastname@example.org, 404.319.7335
The National Court Appointed Special Advocate/Guardian ad Litem (CASA/GAL) Association for Children today announced that Eric Tom is joining its board of trustees. Tom is a global business executive with a track record in achieving business growth and leading organizational transformation.
“Eric brings almost 40 years of experience in business development, strategic partnerships and change management to our board,” said National CASA/GAL CEO Tara Lisa Perry. “I am honored that he is lending his time and expertise to support our work of providing best-interest advocacy for children nationwide.”
Tom has previously served in executive leadership roles at technology companies, including executive vice president and chief revenue officer at Teradata, executive vice president of global sales and marketing at International Game Technology, and CEO of Broadband Interactive TV.
He is also currently on the board of directors of the Pacific Asian Center for Entrepreneurship in the Shidler College of Business at the University of Hawaii. Tom holds a bachelor’s degree in business from the University of Hawaii and an MBA from the University of California, Berkeley.
Tom joins the existing National CASA/GAL Board of Trustees headed by Board Chair Dr. William Bell, president and CEO of Casey Family Programs.
About the National Court Appointed Special Advocate/Guardian ad Litem Association for Children
The National Court Appointed Special Advocate/Guardian ad Litem (CASA/GAL) Association for Children, together with its 948 state and local member programs, supports and promotes court-appointed volunteer advocacy so that every child who has experienced abuse or neglect in the United States can be safe, have a permanent home and have the opportunity to thrive. National CASA/GAL offers leadership and support to the network of programs and leads its continued growth. CASA/GAL volunteers and staff work every day to help change a child’s story. To learn more, visit nationalcasagal.org or follow National CASA/GAL on Facebook or Twitter.