Tom Gilman

Managing Partner and CEO

Tom Gilman purchased Gilman Partners in 2004 and currently serves as its managing partner and CEO. Tom has been building senior leadership teams at leading regional and national organizations for more than 40 years.

In addition to his leadership for the firm, Tom specializes in Executive Level Leadership searches. He has been intimately involved in all levels of talent acquisition—sourcing, assessing and hiring—and has extensive access to senior executives, financial executives, technology and project management specialists and consulting practitioners. Active in the community, Tom is currently the vice chair of the board of Cincinnati Works.

Tom’s career achievements were honored in 2010 when he was chosen as an inaugural “Second Act” Award Winner and again in 2015 when he was selected as one of “20 People to know in HR/Employment” by the Cincinnati Business Courier. The Courier also recognized the firm as one of the “Fast 55” fastest growing companies in the Greater Cincinnati area in 2006 and again in 2011. Prior to purchasing the firm, Tom spent 34 years (23 as a partner) as an innovative leader at Deloitte Consulting, retiring as Deputy National Director.

Tom’s well-rounded experience working with organizations of all sizes – from helping small to mid-sized firms with business strategy to spearheading Fortune 100 technology implementations – gives him a unique perspective on the importance of placing the right employees in the right positions for success. Tom holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting from Miami University.