Full Name
Tom Downs
Job Title
Director, Talent Acquisition Pipeline Programs
Booz Allen Hamilton
Speaker Bio
Tom Downs is the Head of Diversity Talent Acquisition and Talent Pipeline Programs at Booz Allen Hamilton, joining the firm in the fall of 2020. As a part of those efforts, Tom has expanded the diversity hiring impact for Booz Allen and continues to ensure they are known as a destination of choice for military affiliated and other diverse talent segments. Prior to that, Tom was with Gartner where he also led their global Diversity Talent Acquisition efforts for nearly 2 years. While at Gartner, Tom established and implemented a global diversity outreach, engagement and recruiting strategy for markets in the EMEA, APAC and North America.
Preceding Gartner, Tom worked at Capital One for nearly 6 years where he also led their Diversity Talent Acquisition efforts. While there, Tom expanded their national recruiting events strategy supporting military and diversity hiring initiatives resulting in Capital One continually being recognized as an industry and national leader for their diversity and military hiring initiatives.
Tom retired from the U.S. Army after 21 years of service as an Engineer and Recruiter (high school, college, officer, and Special Forces recruiting). Tom graduated from the University of Louisville with a BS in Occupational Training and Development (Magna Cum Laude) and outside of work he enjoys spending time with his family (wife, son and daughter), asst-coaching his son’s baseball team, traveling, riding his motorcycle and attending sporting events.
Tom Downs