Edward J. Tomey, MEd

Faculty Emeritus
Department of Management

Professional Experience

1974 – Present
Organizational Consultant

Consultant to business, nonprofit organizations and government, specializing in organizational analysis and problem-solving, strategic planning, marketing, team-building, management development, supervisor-employee relations, performance appraisal, and organizational and interpersonal communications.

1981 – Present
Department of Organization and Management, Antioch New England Graduate School

Professor Emeritus, 2000 – Present
Present graduate-level management courses in group dynamics and leadership, career development and assertive management. Consult with the Organization and Development department as needed.

Core Faculty, 1981 – 2000
Developed and presented graduate-level management courses in such areas as leadership, strategic planning, marketing, organization development, group dynamics and team leadership, career development, and human resources management. Advised students on academic and career issues and supervised internship and practicum projects.

Chairperson, 1981 – 1988
Chaired one of four academic departments of the graduate school. Managed the education and training of approximately 100 management graduate students. Recruited and supervised Site Directors and faculty in four locations throughout New England. Planned curriculum, scheduled courses, workshops and special events, conducted marketing activities for student recruitment. As a member of the Graduate School’s Executive Committee, was involved in all aspects of institutional management, including policy development, financial management, strategic planning, marketing and administration.

1982 – Present
The Antioch Management Institute for New England (now merged with the Antioch New England Institute)

Founding Director of the Management Institute, 1982 – 1992
Provided training, consultation, and research services to organizations throughout New England; assisted organizations to improve performance by working with key management staff in such areas as strategic planning, marketing, finance, public relations, productivity, and team-building.

Director of Corporate Fund Project, 1987 – Present
Provide consultation services, training, and technical assistance to The Corporate Fund and its constituencies in an effort to strengthen the management of New Hampshire nonprofit organizations in such areas as strategic planning, marketing, entrepreneurial ventures, collaboration, financial management, financial development, organization development, team building, and leadership succession planning.

In 1998, the Management Institute merged with the Antioch New England Institute.

1973 – 1981
Harvard University
Member of the faculty of the City and Regional Planning Program, Graduate School of Design and Kennedy School of Government. Developed and presented professional skills courses in such areas as project management, human resources management, team-building, interpersonal communications, report and proposal writing, and formal oral presentations. Consulted to workshop faculty and students on work-team formation, task planning, decision-making processes, progress monitoring, client relations, and project reports.

1978 – 1979
The Social Research Institute
Founding President of firm providing research and consulting in health, mental health, law enforcement, management, and training. Responsible for marketing, corporate planning and control, financial management, supervision of project directors, and client relations.

1969 – 1974
Abt Associates Inc.

Vice President of Training and Personnel Systems Division
Member of senior management team of this international consulting firm. Involved in corporate policy formulation and planning and management systems development and implementation. Responsible for securing and carrying out consulting and research in areas of training, organization development, and human resources management.

1959 – 1966
Avco Corporation
Directed public and community relations activities for a subsidiary of this conglomerate corporation; promoted to director of various training centers with increasing management responsibility.

1959 – 1966
United States Air Force

Public Relations Officer
Assignments in the Far East, Europe and the U.S., including Office of the Secretary of the Air Force. Managed national and international special events and major policy conferences. Produced radio and television programs, and edited award-winning newspapers. Wrote speeches for high-level officials, including the President of the United States, the Secretary of Defense, and the Secretary of the Air Force.