Tom McKenney began his career in education as a teacher at a Catholic school in India. He taught middle school English language arts and high school economics classes. In 2013, he joined Harvard University working in advancement and major gifts during The Harvard Campaign, a historic $6.5 billion fundraising campaign. In 2017, Tom became the Executive Director at the Holy Cross Family Ministries Foundation in North Easton, MA, where he served as the chief fundraiser, led the Foundation’s team and strategic planning, and oversaw the endowment. He successfully rebuilt the Foundation’s advancement program and exceeded fundraising records during his four years in this role.
A graduate of Stonehill College, Tom also holds a Master of Education from Harvard University and is a Certified Fund-Raising Executive. He co-founded the Rural Education Resource Development Initiative, which provides children from under-resourced community scholarships to Catholic schools in India. He also serves on the advisory board at St. John School in Canton, MA.