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The FENG Philadelphia-Suburban, PA Chapter

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About the Philadelphia-Suburban, PA Chapter

We meet the third Monday of each month from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM. No meeting will be held in January or February 2015.

Paoli Presbyterian Church in Paoli, PA. Mapquest : 225 S. Valley Road Paoli, PA 19301

Our objective is to support each other, share leads and discuss general intelligence about the market. If you are available we'd love to have you attend -- dress is "job interview" attire, or "dressy" business casual.

As always, this is a great opportunity to network, practice your “elevator” speech and share ideas & tips with fellow FENG members.

Chapter Leadership

Tom Pilko
Tpp539@aol.com
(610) 644-6958
Tom is a Corporate Financial Professional with Officer and Board level management experience. He has leadership roles with privately funded emerging growth companies, as well as multi-billion public companies. He has served organizations by providing business process and innovative financial strategies that achieved profitable results contributing to the financial strength and shareholder value of companies. He also serves as Committee Chairman and Director of professional organizations.

Tom currently serves as Division Board Member and Director for a unit of Signal Holdings, a service organization to the telecommunications industry. Tom led the financial team as CFO and Corporate Controller implementing ERP systems through six years of growth from one operating entity with revenue of $40 million to a nation-wide operation of 12 entities with revenue of $400 million.

Previously, he served as Consultant to the CEO for the merger integration of three multi-billion units purchased by a one of the largest global financial services organizations. Tom led a transitional team evaluating each company’s core competencies, products and distribution channels, while consolidating and streamlining operations.

His career includes serving as Vice President and Director for a special purpose investment subsidiary of Pennsylvania Manufacture’s Capital Corp., a publicly traded provider of financial services. He was responsible for identifying corporate goals, achieving financial results and coordinating board actions. This was in addition to his role as a financial executive for PMC, managing investment policy and strategy for the $2.5 billion investment portfolio, along with a broad range of financial functions, including the startup of products managing captive insurance programs for clients. Tom was able to achieve a five-year track record exceeding investment performance benchmarks by between 5% and 8% annually contributing over $220 million in earnings that increased the financial strength of the companies.

Tom has also served as a financial officer with Reliance Companies that managed financial services, annuities and risk management services for clients. He was the financial leader for the Merger and Acquisition executive team acquiring controlling interest in NYSE companies that increased return on investment by several hundred million. To provide growth capital for a firm that had maxed its debt covenants, Tom created a $160 million Eurodollar asset-backed financing facility that was a prototype for other firms and became a $2.5 trillion industry.

Throughout his career, Tom was selected for assignments requiring his expertise with highly sophisticated financial products, analytical problem solving skills, leadership and communication abilities. Tom is known for his people skills and ability to use his financial knowledge to create new and innovative programs that add to the profitability and shareholder value of companies.

Tom earned his M.B.A. majoring in Finance from Drexel University and received his Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Pace University, NY. Tom also leads Professional organizations as a Director of the Financial Executive International, Philadelphia Chapter, is a former President of Philadelphia Treasurers Club as well as the Institute of Management Accounting. His non-profit Board leadership includes Boy Scouts of America and Kiwanis International.
Jim Schwartz
jschwartz56@comcast.net
(610) 827-0172
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