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Tom Seamands

Senior Principal
Tom Seamands

Meet Tom

Tom Seamands is a Senior Principal at McChrystal Group where he assists organizations to better compete in a complex and interconnected government and business environment by employing data-driven diagnostics, academics with shared understanding, common purpose, trust, and empowerment. The results and outcome are better organizations and people developing into the best versions of themselves.

What did you do before joining McChrystal Group?

I served in the Army, culminating as the Army G1, Chief of People, for the 1.3 million Soldiers and civilians who make up our wonderful Army. I was responsible for accessing over 100k new Soldiers each year, developing them, employing them, and retaining them ensuring the Army was ready to accomplish any mission assigned.

Why did you join McChrystal Group?

For the opportunity to continue to serve on an amazing Team made up of high-performing value-based leaders who thrive on collaboration and getting results.

What has been your proudest moment at McChrystal Group?

Witnessing the "aha" moment of our clients and teammates as they realize what is possible and strive to be the best they can be.

Why are you passionate about leaders & teams?

Having seen what right looks like, you can't help but be excited about all that is possible with leaders and their teams and how amazing it is when it all comes together.


BS University of Dayton

MS Webster University

Postgraduate at Kennedy School, Harvard, and MIT

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