Tom O’Connell is a Boston native, and for over 25 years he worked in technology and health care, leading human resources and talent development. Between 2000 and 2011, Tom spent time in executive leadership roles in Boston Scientific’s San Diego, Miami and Silicon Valley locations. In 2011, Tom and his wife, Nancy, retired to Solana Beach. In the past, Tom has served on local boards, including the Boston Resource Partnership (employment opportunities for people with disabilities). He has also been an active member of Social Venture Partners for over ten years (Palo Alto and San Diego). In his HR career, Tom has proven to be an effective collaborator, communicator meeting facilitator and he is especially committed to helping organizations find common ground to solve problems.

Tom and Nancy live in Solana Beach; they have a daughter nearby, and enjoy tennis and golf.