Tom Gaffney

Senior Account Manager, Center for Creative Leadership (CCL)

As a Senior Business Development Associate in Custom Solutions at the Center for Creative
Leadership, Tom works with CCL® faculty and clients to the help clients determine their
individual and organizational leadership needs. Once this assessment process is complete, he
leads the Center’s team in creating and delivering customized programs that address the
clients’ leadership needs.
Tom brings a diverse professional background to his work in Custom Solutions. This
includes senior executive experience in both the corporate and non-profit worlds, including
strategic planning and organizational development. He most recently served as the Director
of Development for the College of Arts & Sciences at the University of North Carolina at
Greensboro. Tom teaches in Duke University’s Nonprofit Management Program, has guest-
taught at other universities, and has presented at local, regional and national events on topics
including leadership, successful collaborations and resource development.